Frequently Asked Questions


How do I apply? Interested candidates can call Patricia Bell at (213) 481-5473 or [email protected]. You will receive a response to review the eligibility requirements. If you are eligible, an invitation to attend the Mandatory Information meeting will follow. You will fill out the HealthWorks application at the mandatory Information Meeting.

Where are the classes held? Classes are held in various locations throughout LA county.

How much does it cost? This is a FREE program. We will cover your tuition, state test and book.

How do I know if I’m eligible? Eligibility requirements can be found on the website or you can contact Patricia Bell at (213) 481-5473 or [email protected]

If I’m eligible, am I automatically accepted into the program? No. we carefully review each candidate’s application, responses in interview sessions, results of the English and Mathematics assessment tests, and several clearances.

What is the training schedule? Classes are usually held during the weekday in the day time. No evening or weekend classes are available. 

What if I have something on my criminal record? Please keep in mind that you must pass a live scan and background check as listed in the eligibility requirements. Upon completion of your training, you will be receiving a state certification so a clear criminal record is necessary though certain exceptions do apply. Please call if you have a specific concern.

How often is this course offered? We offer 4-6 classes a year.  Please contact Patricia Bell at (213) 481-5473 or [email protected]. to be added to our prospective student email list so you can receive class announcements.

I have some clients that might be interested in the program who do I contact if I have more questions? Contact the program coordinator, Patricia Bell at (213) 481-5473 or [email protected], and she will be able to answer any questions. Our JVSWorks representatives can also go to your office for a small presentation.

I’m interested in hiring Certified Nurse Assistants and/or want to get more information of a possible partnership, who do I contact? Please contact Program Manager, Patricia Bell, at (213) 481-5473 or at [email protected]

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