The Greater Mercer Area Healthcare Foundation, a newly founded nonprofit organization, has awarded the first two scholarships to Teara Wilson and Khadijah Barchue, who are enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant Program at Berkel Training Institute. For over 20 years, Mr. Irvin Berkel has been the Director of the Berkel Training Institute, located at 320 W. State Street in Trenton.
The Greater Mercer Area Healthcare Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and relies solely on Grants, Fundraising, and Donations. To learn more about the Foundation, please contact us today.
Greater Mercer Area Healthcare Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to fixing the nursing shortage. We recognize the immediate need for Certified Nursing Assistants and aim to make getting nursing certifications as financially accessible as possible.
We are committed to:
- Helping NJ nurses aides pay for their certification.
- Offering financial assistance to those who need care at home or 1:1 care in a nursing facility.
The nursing shortage in New Jersey could lead to a lack of care in nursing homes, hospitals and homecare. That's why Greater Mercer Area Healthcare Foundation is focused on making it easy for people to get their CNA certification. Here are three things you should know about the nursing shortage in the state: