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:
- Assistance with tuition, books and fees
- Childcare assistance through Working Connections/Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
- Educational advising and personal support
- WorkFirst Work-Study employment
Program Eligibility Criteria:
- Completion of the FAFSA or WASFA
- Live in Washington State
- Receiving TANF benefits
- Approval from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to attend school
- Enrolled in Transitional Studies, vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree or certificate program
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 helps Clark College students receiving TANF benefits maintain DSHS compliance and participation requirements while they are enrolled in school.
Connect with the WorkFirst Office:
Virtual: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m.--2 p.m.
Gaiser Hall #215: Monday-Wednesday 9 a.m.--5 p.m.
Apply for WorkFirst here: Workforce Education Services Application