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Tina Ngo

Director, Womens Programs/WorkFirst
Womens Programs/WorkFirst

Phone: (206) 592-3004

Office: 6-107

Mailstop: 6-2




The Women’s Programs & WorkFirst Services (WPWF) primary goal is to promote student success by creating an accessible, welcoming, safe and gender-affirming environment for all prospective/current students and community members. Services focus on empowering students through individualized care to build their confidence, affirm their readiness to succeed, academic advising, college navigation, career exploration, life skills, and referrals to non-academic resources on- and off-campus.

Eligibility requirements are student parents receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) aka cash assistance from Department of Social Health & Services (DSHS).

Services Offered:

- Funding for school-related expenses: tuition, books, school supplies, parking permits, and funds for non-academic needs.

- Education planning to help you efficiently complete your program of study.

- Individualized advising to address barriers to academic or personal success; referrals to community and college resources.

- WorkFirst Work-Study (Paid, on-campus, part-time student employment).

- Life Skills (ABE 19) course designed only for WorkFirst students to help maintain their TANF benefits while in school.