Health Care Workers
Beginning May 30, Old Algiers Main Street Corporation and its funding partners, Baptist Community Ministries and Greater New Orleans Foundation, will provide for up to 10 students to attend Certified Nursing Assistant training at Advance Nursing Training, located in Old Algiers. Qualifying students who live in the 70114 or 70131 zip codes will also receive a stipend throughout the five-week course.
The program is part of the OAMSC #EquityRising initiative that began in 2021. To date, the program has sponsored 19 students who have completed training. gained state certification and have obtained in-demamd jobs in the healthcare industry. Twelve of the students are those who have been involved in the criminal justice system, an important goal for OAMSC and its partners.
The planning of the program, which is intended to create opportunities for equitable economic development in the Old Algiers community, was funded in 2020 through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
The development of this program was made possible through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation with additional support from Baptist Community Ministries and Greater New Orleans Foundation. Mission Rebirth, which serves formerly incarcerated women, is a partner in identifying candidates in this population.
How to Apply:
Eligible residents must complete this form to register for the program. You will be notified within a week regarding your acceptance. The next session for CNA training will begin on MAY 30 with additional classes every seven weeks. You must enroll in the CNA program through LiinkTree to determine eligibility