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Contact Information
Office Location: Room B131
Phone: (425) 564-4054

Program Website:

Program Description
Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET)
B131,(425) 564-2174
  Provides free tuition and books for those who qualify. A student must be receiving Federal Basic Food Benefits (Food Stamps). Low income students will receive assistance in applying for Basic Food Benefits.

Opportunity Grant
Offers tuition and book assistance to qualified limited-income adults to learn marketable skills and gain employment for students seeking professional/technical certificates or degrees. To be eligible for the Opportunity Grant, a student must:

  • Be a Washington State resident
  • Be a low income adult
  • Have little or nor previous college credits
  • Pursue approved professional or technical programs

Worker Retraining Program
B313, (425)564-4054
Worker Retraining offers tuition assistance, priority registration, and educational planning for qualifying students who are currently receiving unemployment or have exhausted unemployment benefits in the past 24 months, for displaced homemakers, and for individuals previously self-employed in a declining industry. For eligibility, enrollment, and program information, attend one of the free weekly orientation meetings. Call (425) 564-4054 for locations and times.

WorkFirst Program
B131, (425)564 -2363 (Computer Fundamentals and Tuition Assistance)
R130, (425)564 -2714 (ESL/ESL Workplace Intensive)
WorkFirst provides free tuition and book assistance to qualifying TANF recipients for approved professional/technical programs. 

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