Basic Food and Employment Training (BFET)

The Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) program is a partnership between Everett Community College and the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) which offers education and work training opportunities to low income students receiving basic food assistance through DSHS.

On a funds available basis, the BFET program assists basic food-eligible students with childcare referrals to DSHS Working Connections Childcare, books and some emergency support services while attending Everett Community College. Tuition assistance may also be available for students ineligible for federal financial aid. Students must be in an approved program of study, which includes GED, High School Completion, ESL or vocational certificate programs 60 credits or less. Click here for list of vocational programs!

Students also receive additional resume and job search assistance while completing their program. Students do not have to be a parent to qualify. All students must be receiving food assistance to participate.

To learn how to apply for BFET, please review the BFET Getting Started Checklist Please call 425-388-9279 or email BFET Staff for more information.

BFET Funding Deadlines:
Winter quarter 2017 - December 8, 2016
Spring quarter 2017 - March 16, 2017