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Admissions Center, Rm 144A
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|Stefanee Bunn, Program Manager
|Tara Starr, Program Coordinator
|Shannon Wachob, Transition Specialist
WorkFirst is a Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) program designed to assist low-income families in achieving their educational and employment goals.
LCC partners with DSHS to offer education and training programs for families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Students cannot enroll in a transfer program while participating in the WorkFirst Program.
Types of Assistance
- Tuition and fees
- Case management support
- Other assistance including support services may also be available through DSHS
TANF Work Study
Would you like to supplement your income with part-time work? You may be eligible for TANF Work Study if you are a WorkFirst student receiving a TANF grant. Let us help you find a position that uses your current skills and build new skills for your future career choice. Please contact Stefanee Bunn.
The WorkFirst office at Lower Columbia College reports WorkFirst student participation to the DSHS. New students must complete an attendance orientation as soon as they are referred to the college.
- WorkFirst, Department of Social and Health Services
- Lower Columbia Community Action Council
- WorkSource, Employment Security Department
- Goodwill Work Opportunity Center
Our goal is to make all materials and services accessible. Please inform staff of accessibility barriers you encounter, and request accommodations that will make activities and information resources accessible to you.