Who is eligible for WorkFirst?
WorkFirst Financial Aid
WorkFirst Financial Aid assists TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) parents in gaining the skills needed to become employed. WorkFirst Financial Aid assistance includes funding for tuition, fees, and books toward an approved Workforce Education degree or certificate. To be eligible you must be a current TANF recipient.
WorkFirst Work Study
WorkFirst offers on-campus, part-time jobs to meet participation requirements at Yakima and Grandview campuses in any YVC work-study position.
-Students may work up to 19 hours per week, gain employment experience and on-the-job training while earning a paycheck.
(Eligibility: Enrolled in 6 or more credits and have unmet need, and meet YVC academic and financial aid requirements.)