Contact

Fikru Diro

5000 (FOSS) Building, Room 5101

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave. N

Shoreline, WA 98133

 

Phone: 206-546-6957 or -5882
E-mail: fdiro@shoreline.edu

WorkFirst

The WorkFirst program is designed to assist low-income parents receiving TANF cash assistance from DSHS to achieve their educational and employment goals. Students may enroll in classes from any of our Professional/Technical programs leading to a certificate or AAAS degree, as well as other programs such as GED, English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education and/or skills upgrade courses.

 

Types of Assistance

  • Tuition and fees
  • Textbooks
  • Case management support
  • Other assistance including support services may also be available through DSHS

 

Eligibility 

  • A parent of a child 18 years or younger
  • Currently receiving TANF cash assistance from DSHS
  • Enrolled in in a Professional/Technical program, in a GED, ABE or ESL program, or in a skills upgrade course (such as computer literacy) 

 

How to Apply

To get started, please contact Fikru Diro by phone at 206-546-6957, by email at fdiro@shoreline.edu, or in person in Room 5101 (FOSS Building).

 

Additional Information

Assistance is typically available for up to one year, depending on funding resources and ability to create other funding options.