Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET)

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Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) provides employment training, funding, and services to individuals who receive federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or who are eligible to apply for SNAP.  Clover Park BFET participants may receive:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) OR the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA); demonstrate unmet financial aid need.
  • Financial assistance may include tuition, books, and required educational expenses. Financial assistance is determined on a case-by-case basis and may be limited by grant requirements, financial aid status, and grant fund availability.
  • Ability to apply for childcare subsidies through DSHS, connection with other college and community resources, and ongoing mentoring and support.
  • Most CPTC programs are eligible, including High School Completion, Running Start, Continuing Education classes, and Adult Basic Education programs.  
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress according to CPTC’s financial aid policies. (Students must not be in financial aid suspension or in student loan default.)

Individuals who are WorkFirst participants are not eligible for BFET.

For more information, please call or visit the Workforce Development Eligibility Office. See webpage for office location and hours.