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WorkFirst offers access to training, support, resource referrals, and possible tuition and book assistance to TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipients attending LWTech, and referred by DSHS. Students must be enrolled in a professional technical program (not a transfer or Bachelor program) or basic skills classes like GED, HS+, ESL or BEdA. Support services include:
• Tuition and book assistance (when available; assistance in finding other financial aid resources)
• Academic advising and career planning
• Short term training and assistance in finding employment
• Information and referrals to community based organizations
• Priority registration
• Support in navigating DSHS services
• Clothing vouchers through YWCA
Support Services for All Students
Academic Support Center
West Building, W206 (425) 739-8359
The LWTech Academic Support Center offers group classes and individualized instruction for current and new students. Help with any of the following skills is available:
• English, reading, writing, and spelling • GED preparation
• Tutoring
• CASAS testing
• Computers with internet access
• Informational writing handouts and tutorials • Software to practice grammar
Career Spots
Supported by Workforce Development, W207
Career Spots is a series of free online workshops that focus on career exploration and job search strategies. As a workforce college, we value education that leads to employment. The Career Spots video series includes such topics as Resume Writing, Job Search Ethics, What Recruiters Look For, Top 10 Interview Mistakes, Networking Strategies, and Finding an Internship. All of these workshops and much more are available from the Employment Resource Center webpage.
Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success
East Building, E131 (425) 739-8213

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