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o Clothing vouchers through YWCA Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
• Low income, determined by the 2021-22 FAFSA and 2021-22 income guidelines
• Washington state resident for at least 1 year and resident status
• No prior college degree
• Must be enrolled in Business Technology, Accounting, Healthcare or Professional- Technical IBEST programs
Worker Retraining Program
West Building, W207 (425) 739-8206
The Worker Retraining Program at LWTech provides specific services to students that meet eligibility requirements under these circumstances:
• Laid off from work – currently receiving unemployment benefits or exhausted benefits in the last 48 months.
• Displaced homemakers – through divorce, separation, death, or other circumstances, you are no longer supported by the income of a partner in your home.
• Self-employed and are now unemployed due to general economic conditions.
• Military veterans discharged in the last 48 months or current active duty Services may
o Tuition and book assistance.
o Educational planning.
o Development of an individual training plan.
o PriorityRegistration.
o Career and job search assistance.
o Assistance with CAT/TB applications and direct access to an Employment Security specialist.
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8131
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

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