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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 meet one of the following criteria:

  • Considered low-income
  • Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Receiving federal food benefits (SNAP/EBT)
  • 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 received unemployment benefits
  • A Former Foster Youth and under 22 years old
  • An Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and under 22 years old

If you are a current Clark College student and meet any of the qualifications listed above, please complete the WES Application:

Workforce Education Services (WES) Application

Connect with Workforce Education Services: 

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

Gaiser Hall #215: Monday--Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Phone: 360-992-2729

Appointments are now available virtually or in-person for your convenience! Select the link and a new window will open for you to choose your appointment type and date through Microsoft Bookings.

Virtual appointments: scheduled through Microsoft Bookings and hosted through Microsoft Teams. You'll receive an email with a link similar to zoom.

On-campus/in-person appointments: scheduled through Microsoft Bookings. Your appointment will be on campus, in Gaiser Hall #215 unless otherwise specified.

Appointments are available to schedule two weeks in advance. Each day new appointment times open for two weeks in the future, if you do not see any appointment times please check back daily .

Agency Links:

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

Apply for Unemployment Benefits: Employment Security Department


Workforce Education Services (WES) administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are seeking certificates and degree programs with an employment goal, as well as students enrolled in Transitional Studies programs. Eligibility, including eligible degree types, vary and are dependent on individual program requirements.

Students may receive assistance with tuition, fees and books as well as help in accessing other supports to include public benefits by completing the Workforce Education Services Application

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