BFET - Reimbursement of Participant Expenses

Purpose:

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


Clarifying Information - WAC 388-444-0025

  1. BFET Participant Reimbursements:

    People participating in BFET can receive reimbursements to help them participate in the program:

Transportation allowance for participants:

BFET participants may receive a maximum $150 allowance per month for transportation costs related to BFET participation. Bus passes and gas vouchers are permitted under this allowance, and may be authorized by the BFET Provider (contractor) upon availability of funds.

Clothing allowance for participants:

BFET participants may receive a maximum $300 clothing allowance once in the 12 month period from October 1 to September 30. This allowance may be authorized by the BFET Provider upon availability of funds.

NOTE:  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 participants 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.