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 Social and Health Services (DSHS) is the designated agency. All 34 community and technical colleges are participating in the BF E&T program in Washington state.
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
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 to Deb Knackstedt, Program Manager.
e-JAS passwords resets, please contact Deb Knackstedt, Program Manager (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
confidential information. In need of assistance, please contact Deb Knackstedt, Program Manager.
For more information about the BF E&T program in general, contact Mat Carlisle .
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