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Find out if you qualify for Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET).

Opportunities for vocational education and career development for low-income students who qualify for, or who receive, basic food benefits.

You may be eligible if:

  • You are enrolled in an ESL, GED, IBEST or professional-technical degree or certificate program
  • You are a US citizen, refugee or immigrant (US resident five years or more)
  • You are not receiving WorkFirst
  • You are receiving, or are eligible to receive Basic Food Benefits through the federal program
  • You are low income (refer to table)

  Complete the Application

Print and bring your completed application to the Career Center located in the Admission Center.

  Complete la aplicación BFET

Traer su solicitud para el centro de carreras ubicado en el centro de admisión.

  Attend a Workshop

Visit Start Next Quarter to take the survey and attend a workshop.

  Apply for DSHS Food Benefits

Apply through Washington Connection, your link to services and assistance.

Low Income Table

People in Household Gross Monthly Income
1 $1,816
2 $2452
3 $3,090
4 $3,726
5 $4,362
6 $5,000
7 $5,636
8 $6,272
9 $6,910
10 $7,546
Each addl. Add $600
 

Contact BFET

Make an appointment to meet with a BFET Coordinator through the Career Center by calling (360) 442-2330. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours.

  Career Services in Admissions Center

   (360) 442-2330
  careerhlp@lowercolumbia.edu

  Ariana Muro, Assistant Director of WorkForce Services

   (360) 442-2332
  amuro@lowercolumbia.edu

  Heidi Hamer, BFET Program Coordinator

   (360) 442-2333
  hhamer@lowercolumbia.edu 

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