WorkFirst Programs

WorkFirst programs are federally funded and are designed to support students who are TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipients.

WorkFirst Financial Aid

WorkFirst Financial Aid helps to remove barriers and provide students with access to education and skills training opportunities.

Students who qualify for WorkFirst Financial Aid may be eligible for:

Program Eligibility Criteria:

WorkFirst Work Study

WorkFirst Work Study helps students receiving TANF benefits meet their WorkFirst participation requirements not to exceed 17 hours per week (pending the availability of funds).

WorkFirst Attendance

WorkFirst Attendance helps Clark College students receiving TANF benefits maintain DSHS compliance and participation requirements while they are enrolled in school. 

Weekly Attendance Form

For more information, contact the WorkFirst Office at (360) 992-2729 or


Connect with the WorkFirst Office:

Virtual: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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

Call: 360-992-2729


Apply for WorkFirst here: Workforce Education Services Application

After you have completed the application, schedule a virtual or in-person intake appointment with Tanya Potter.