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Workforce Education Services

You may be eligible for support! 

You may be eligible for support through Workforce Education Services if you are:

  • Considered low-income
  • Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Receiving federal food benefits
  • Receiving unemployment benefits
  • Exhausted unemployment benefits within the past 48 months
  • A military veteran discharged within the past 48 months or have an upcoming separation date
  • A displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated, divorced, or lost income due to loss of a spouse's job or incarceration of a spouse) within the past 48 months
  • Laid off due to the COVID-19 crisis and have applied for unemployment benefits

If you are a current Clark College student and meet any of the qualifications above, please complete the aapplication below. Once complete, please contact or 360-992-2729 to set an intake appointment.

Workforce Education Services Application

Apply for Public Benefits through DSHS, such as food, cash, or daycare:

Apply for Unemployment Benefits:

Connect with Workforce Education Services virtually!

WES Zoom Room: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies programs.

Students may receive assistance with tuition, fees and books as well as help in accessing other supports to include public benefits.

Our staff is committed to helping you obtain the assistance you need to succeed in achieving your academic and career goals.

We look forward to working with you! 

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Workforce Education Services
Gaiser Hall, Room 215
(360) 992-2729