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: 206.938.1253 (office); 206.434.6866 (cell)

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

Services provided:

  • Resume, cover letters, interviewing skills
  • Job search skills, job search/placement assistance
  • Career planning
  • Transportation and exam fees
  • Referrals for DVR clients and clients with disabilities

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


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

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, or visit

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