Basic Food, Employment, & Training (BFET) Program
The Basic, Food, Employment, and Training is a federally funded program that is designed to help remove barriers and provide students with access to education and skills training opportunities.
Students who qualify for the BFET Program may be eligible to receive:
- Assistance with tuition, books and mandatory fees (pending the availability of funds)
- Childcare assistance through Working Connections/Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
- Eligibility for federal food benefits if previously denied
- Educational advising and personal support
Program Eligibility criteria:
- Completion of the FAFSA
- Live in Washington State
- Currently receiving or eligible to receive Federal Food Benefits through DSHS
- Enrolled in Transitional Studies, vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree or certificate program
- Enrolled in Clark College at a minimum of 6 credit hours (part-time)
- Not receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
Apply for food benefits through DSHS:
For more information, contact the BFET Office, at 360-992-2038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BFET Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Friday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Gaiser Hall, Room 215