The WorkFirst program assists parents receiving TANF/cash assistance to achieve their educational and employment goals. Students may enroll in Adult Basic Education, GED, High School 21+, English as a Second Language or Professional Technical program.
Types of Assistance
- Tuition, fees, books (dependent on funding)
- Case management support
Other assistance including support services may also be available through DSHS
Be a parent of a child 18 years or younger
Currently receive TANF cash assistance
Request a referral from your TANF/DSHS case manager
Enroll in in a Professional/Technical, ABE, GED, HS21+ or ESL program
How to Apply
Assistance is typically available for up to one year, depending on funding resources and ability to create other funding options.