The WorkFirst program is designed to assist low-income parents receiving TANF/cash assistance from DSHS to achieve their educational and employment goals. Students may enroll in classes from any of our Professional/Technical programs leading to a certificate or AAAS degree, as well as other programs such as GED, English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education and/or skills upgrade courses.
Types of Assistance
- Tuition, fees, books, uniform (where applicable)
- Case management support
Other assistance including support services may also be available through DSHS
- A parent of a child 18 years or younger
- Currently receiving TANF cash assistance from DSHS
- Enrolled in in a Professional/Technical program, in a GED, ABE or ESL program, or in a skills upgrade course (such as computer literacy)
How to Apply
To get started, please contact Lynette Peters by phone at 206-533-6754 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person in Room 5101 (FOSS Building).
Assistance is typically available for up to one year, depending on funding resources and ability to create other funding options.