Basic Food, Employment and Training
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The Basic Food, Employment and Training program (BF E&T) provides access and services to food stamp recipients in Washington State. Services include job search and job search training, education and skills training, and support services to Basic Food recipients not participating in the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
The BF E&T program, offered through the Department of Agriculture, is a source of funds for state and local agencies. Customarily, states administer the process through a designated BF E&T administrative agency. In our state, the Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) is the designated agency. There are currently nineteen community and technical colleges participating in the BF E&T program in Washington state. eight additional colleges are expected to participate in FY2013.
Basic Food Employment and Training (BF E&T) Contacts for Students
Information & Forms
BF E&T Handbook
BF E&T Application Guidelines and Documents
BF E&T Budget
BF E&T Engagement
Sample Individual employment Plans (IEP)
e-JAS Access & information
eJAS for BF E&T Providers is updated to show changing components.
In order to access e-JAS, college representatives must complete and submit the Notice of Non-Disclosure via fax to 360-704-4418 or scan and email it to Deb Knackstedt.
To reset e-JAS passwords, please contact Deb Knackstedt 360-704-4337.
For e-JAS Technical assistance, please contact the e-JAS helpdesk 360-664-4560.
SBCTC Upload Engine (SUE)
SUE is a secure site for colleges to upload
For more information about the BF E&T program in general, contact Teri Echterling .
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