Facility Resources


The Care Careers Oklahoma Program Is Funded Through An ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Grant, Established As Part Of The Federal ARPA Legislation.

The goal of the grant is to provide support and resources to various sectors within Oklahoma to aid in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and promote economic stability.

In the context of workforce development, the ARPA grant is funding this program named Care Careers Oklahoma. The program offers free Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Medication Aide (CMA) training to Oklahoma residents working in long-term care facilities. This initiative aims to enhance the quality of care provided in these facilities and provide employment opportunities to individuals interested in the field. The grant covers the costs of training classes and testing fees for eligible individuals. All funding will go to long-term care facilities in Oklahoma based on reimbursement for these expenses

To enroll individual in the program, facilities should follow these steps:

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Facilities interested in participating in Care Careers Oklahoma must complete an MOU with grant staff. This agreement establishes the terms and conditions of the facility’s involvement in the program.

Review Guidelines

It is essential for facilities to carefully read and understand the guidelines provided by the Care Careers Oklahoma program. This ensures that the facility complies with all the protocols and requirements outlined by the program.

Initial Enrollment Form

The individual seeking enrollment in the grant must complete an initial enrollment form. This form helps determine if the individual meets the specific guidelines and eligibility criteria of the program.

Training and Testing Completion

Once the individual completes the required training or testing, the facility can proceed to the next step.

Reimbursement Form

The facility must complete a reimbursement form to request reimbursement for the costs of CNA and CMA classes and testing fees. This form typically included information such as the individual’s name, training/testing completion date, and associated expenses.

Reimbursement Process

Care Careers Oklahoma will process the reimbursement within a specified timeframe, usually within 30-45 days, after receiving the completed reimbursement from the facility.