Basic Food Employment Training

The Basic Food Employment & Training program (BFET) is a partnership between Green River College and the Department of Social Health Services (DSHS) to provide funding assistance for education and support services.

The BFET program assists qualifying students with tuition, fees and books for BFET approved vocational education programs, GED®, ESL and High School completion. In addition, BFET eligible students might be eligible for a childcare subsidy through the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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Funding Workshop for New Students

To apply for Worker Retraining funding, sign up to attend a Go 2 College Free Workshop.

Food Stamps

There are two ways to apply for food stamps:


Community Resources Online (CRO) is the most comprehensive database of health and human services. With more than 6,000 service listings, it is a very effective way to find assistance. For resources like transportation, health clinics, legal help, rent or utilities assistance, food banks, emergency shelters and much more call 2-1-1 to speak to a referral specialist or go to

Non-Discrimination Policy

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 1-800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Contact Workforce Education

Phone: 253-931-6550

WorkForce Education is located on Green River College's main campus in Auburn in SA-270

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday

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