Basic Food and Employment Training

Community Based Organizations Available for Community Members Receiving Federally Issued Food Benefits

Cares of Washington

Hours: Edmonds CC campus: 9 a.m.-noon., Thursday

Contact Sue Koeller for an appointment: 206.938.1252 (office); 206.434.6866 (cell)

Please check in with the front office in Gateway Hall 106 when you arrive for your appointment.

Services provided:

Note: Clients must be receiving federally issued food assistance to qualify for the BFET program. Email skoeller@caresofwa.org; website: www.caresofwa.org.


Services provided vary with client relationship. If you wish to explore Housing Hope services for education, please contact Alex Leong, Education Coordinator by phone at 425.347.6556 x 281 or at AlexLeong@housinghope.org.

Note: Clients must be receiving federally issued food assistance to qualify for BFET program.

SEATTLE GOODWILL – Snohomish County

Seattle Goodwill, which provides a variety of services for Snohomish County residents, does not currently have a scheduled time on campus. It serves non-BFET community members as well as BFET participants.

Samantha Poster, Seattle Job Training and Education Program Assistant, can be reached by email at Samantha.Poster@seattlegoodwill.org, or visit www.seattlegoodwill.org/job-training-and-education.

TRAC ASSOCIATES – Snohomish County

TRAC Associates works with BFET-eligible ESL students to assist with employment. ESL students can meet individually with an employment specialist who will work with them to find a job or pursue continued training.

Suzan Bartee, Employment Specialist, can be reached at 425.514.3358 or suzan@tracassoc.com.

Constance Nwaelele, Employment Specialist, can be reached at 206.443.9999 or constance@tracassoc.com. In addition, Constance is located in the BFET staff offices, Gateway Hall, Room 106, on Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-noon.