BFET - Reimbursement of Participant Expenses

Revised October 29, 2020

BFET - Reimbursement of Participant Expenses


WAC 388-444-0025 What expenses will the department support to help me participate in BF E&T?

Clarifying Information - WAC 388-444-0025

  1. BFET - Reimbursement of Participant Expenses BFET Participant Reimbursements:

People participating in BFET may be able to receive support services through their provider to help them participate in the program including but not limited to:

  • Transportation, including repairs;
  • Clothing;
  • Tools or other specialized accessories for certain professions;
  • Books; and
  •  Housing assistance;

The availability of these support services is depended on each BFET provider and the funding they have available.


Earlier receipt of Work First support services or current receipt of post-TANF support services does not impact eligibility for the participant reimbursement

       2.  Dependent care allowance - Non-ABAWD participants only:

  • Allowed to BFET participant’s ages 16 through 59 with dependents.
  • Allowed for children up to age 12.
  • Subject to funds availability by the Child Care Subsidy Programs (CCSP) and/or BFET.
  • Must follow all other rules as established by CCSP unless the funding is directly from BFET.