CNAs mostly have to work in direct contact with patients and look after their vital health needs. Their major job is to gather the significant information about the patient’s condition and deliver it to the doctors and nurses. To become a nursing aide in Colorado, you need to commence a Certified Nursing Assistant training program and attain a CNA license in this state.

To obtain free of cost trainings for being a certified nursing assistant, you can make contact with the long-term and local nursing care facilities. These health care bodies conduct such free of cost training programs for CNAs. In order to gather the detailed information for this kind of training programs, you can make call to these facilities.

You might also come across some of the organizations and institutions, who can sincerely reimburse your course fees, when you have completed the training program. However, to receive the full reimbursement without any trouble, it is essential to preserve the fee receipts and other expenditure documents associated to training with proper care.

Many employers also come ahead in this situation and provide free training to the CNAs. These CNAs work as their employees and get paid throughout this training phase. Once your trainings are completed, you will be continued to work with the same organisation for the specified duration. After the mentioned time is over, you may switch your job to some other better facility or else, you can continue to do the job for the same company.

A number of nursing homes and residential health centers also provide CNA training at no cost to the interested candidates. These centres also give them the opportunity to get associated with them and work as a permanent employee. Although, be extremely careful, while enrolling for such programs in any long-term rehabilitation facility or nursing homes, that they must be acknowledged by the ‘Colorado Board of Nursing’.

The ‘Colorado Board of Nursing’ also assists you to give relevant information about the free training programs for CNAs in your local area. While enquiring at such palaces, you will find that the representative of the board will lend a hand to you to find agencies, which can sponsor CNA training for free.

Aspiring candidates may also find out at numerous government and private organizations, local community colleges, technical schools and at ‘State Board of Nursing’ about scholarships and CNA trainings with no charge.

There are also many local community centers and placement agencies that can give you detailed information about such organizations and institutions. The financial aid department is also available in the state to provide you scholarship facility or any financial assistance to pursue the trainings. You can also find many colleges offering scholarships and funding to the aspiring candidates, who lack the money for the training programs. The CNA training program besides giving you many advantages also provides you the chance to get a job with Medicare or Medicaid facility. However, for that, you need to qualify the exams and obtain a relevant license to work in Colorado. Once you get the CNA license, and if you also got the employment in Medicare or Medicaid facility, then, your money will be reimbursed, which you will have splurged on the training program.

WIA or Workforce Investment Act also allows you to avail free training, so that, you can start a thriving career in the nursing field. This Act is performed to support the jobless persons of U.S.A. This Act provides you free training in various courses to the jobless individuals, who meet the set selection standards.

These are the free of cost training programs for CNAs in Colorado, which are recognized by WIA:

Nurse Aide Training Program

  1. St. Vincent Hospital
    Address: – 822, West 4th Street, Leadville, CO-80461
    Contact Number: (719) 486-0230
    Official Website: www.svghd.org
  1. Front Range Community Boulder
    Contact Number: (303) 404-5000
    Address: – 3645, West 112th Avenue, Westminster, CO-80031
    Fax: (303) 466-1623
    Official Website: www.frontrange.edu
  1. Columbine Health Systems
    Contact Number: (970) 492-6238, (970) 494-6462
    Address: – 802, West Drake Road, Suite 145, Fort Collins, CO-80526
    Fax: (970) 492-6206
    Email ID: [email protected]
    Official Website: http://www.columbinehealth.com
  1. CNA Training Center, llc.
    Address: – 2845, North 15th street, Grand Junction, CO-81506
    Contact Number: – (970) 245-0022
    Fax: (970) 245-0044
  1. Front Range-Nurse Aide Training Program
    Contact Number: – (719) 227-7209
    Address: – 7870, North Academy Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO-80920
    Official Website: www.nursenancy.org/
    Email Id: [email protected]
    Here are some of the Nursing homes of Colorado that might provide you CNA training for free:
  1. Camellia Care Center
    Address: – 500, Geneva Street, Aurora, Colorado- 80010
    Contact Number: – (303) 364-9311
    Fax: (303) 367-4639
  1. Canon Lodge Care Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 275-4106
    Address: – 905, Harding Avenue, Canon City, Colorado- 81212
    Fax: (719) 275-2895
  1. Castle Rock Care Center
    Address: – 4001, Home Street, Castle Rock, Colorado- 80104
    Contact Number: – (303) 688-3174
    Fax: (303) 688-8051
  1. Cedardale Health Care Center
    Address: – 720, Clay Street, Wray, Colorado- 80758
    Contact Number: – (970) 332-5375
    Fax: (970) 332-4383, 001 (912) 871-7110
  1. Cedars Health Care Center
    Address: – 1599, Ingalls Street, Lakewood, Colorado- 80214
    Contact Number: – (303) 232-3551
    Fax: (303) 233-8992
    Official Website: www.cedarshealthcarecenter.com
  1. Cheyenne Manor
    Contact Number: – (719) 767-5602
    Address: – 561, West 1st North, PO Box Number-938, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado- 80810
    Fax:  (719) 767-5999
    E-mail ID: [email protected] 
  1. Cheyenne Mountain Care Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 576-8380
    Address: – 835, Tenderfoot Hill Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado- 80906 
  1. Christian Living Campus-Johnson Center
    Contact Number: – (303) 779-5000
    Address: – 5000, East Arapahoe Road, Centennial, Colorado- 80122
    Fax: (303) 779-1570
  1. Christian Living Campus-University Hil
    Address: – 2480, South Clermont Street, Denver, Colorado- 80222
    Contact Number: – (303) 758-4528
  1. Four Corners Health Care Center
    Address: – 2911, Junction Street, Durango, Colorado- 81301
    Contact Number: – (970) 247 2215
    Fax: (970) 259-6534
    Official Website: www.fourcornershealth.com
  1. Fowler Health Care Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 263-4234
    Address: – 221, 2nd Street, P.O. Box No- 398, Fowler, Colorado-81039 
  1. Frasier Meadows Manor
    Contact Number: – (303) 499-8412
    Address: – 4950, Thunderbird Drive, Boulder, Colorado- 80303 
  1. Garden Of The Gods Care Center
    Contact Number: – 719-203-1528, (719) 635-2569
    Address: – 104, Lois Lane, Colorado Springs, Colorado- 80904
    Official Website: www.ggcarecenter.com/ 
  1. Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center Of E
    Contact Number: – (303) 750-8418
    Address: – 1600, South Potomac Street, Aurora, Colorado- 80012
    Fax: (303) 750-0021
    Official Website: www.gardenterraceaurora.com 
  1. Mountain Meadows Nursing Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 852-5138
    Address: – 2277, East Drive, Monte Vista, Colorado- 81144
    Fax: (719) 852-5333
  1. Mountain View Care Center
    Address: – 2612, West Cucharras Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado- 80904
    Contact Number: – (719) 632-7474, (719) 359-9384
    Fax: (505) 856-3548
    Official Website: www.mountainviewcarecenter.com
  1. Mountain Vista Health Center
    Contact Number: – (303) 421-4161
    Address: – 4800, Tabor Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado- 80033
    Fax: (303) 424-6152
  1. Mullen Home/Little Sisters Of The Poor
    Address: – 3629, West 29th Avenue, Denver, Colorado- 80211
    Contact Number: – (303) 433-7221
    Fax: 303-455-9184
    Official Website: http://www.littlesistersofthepoordenver.org
  1. North Colorado Medical Center, T C U
    Contact Number: – (970) 350-6544
    Address: – 1801, 16th Street, Greeley, Colorado- 80631
  1. Sharmar Village Care Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 544-1173
    Address: – 1201, West Abriendo Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado- 81004
    Official Website: www.chateauatsharmar.com/
  1.  Sierra Vista Healthcare Center
    Address: – 821, Duffield Court, Loveland, Colorado-80537
    Contact Number: – (970) 669-0345, (888) 429-2875
    Fax: (970) 667-4238
  1. Simla Good Samaritan Center
    Contact Number: – (719) 541-2269
    Address: - 320, Pueblo Avenue, Simla, Colorado- 80835
    Fax: (719) 541-2950
  1. Skyline Ridge
    Contact Number: – (719) 275-0665
    Address: – 515, Fairview Street, Canon City, Colorado- 81212
    Fax: 719-275-6225
    Official Website: http://www.skylineridgenursingandrehabilitation.com/
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