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If you're out of work and struggling to re-enter the workforce, it can feel overwhelming. You may wonder what career is best for you, how to get started in college, or how you're going to pay for re-training in a new field. Pierce College can help. Pierce College's Workforce funding could provide tuition, and books for professional technical programs that are designed to help you reach a new career path.

To check for eligibility click on the link below:

Workforce Funding Resources for Professional and Technical Programs:

  • Worker Retraining: Worker Retraining funds may be available for tuition and books for individuals receiving unemployment within the last 48 months.
  • WorkFirst: Funding for tuition and books may be available for students who receive WorkFirst Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
  • BFET (Basic Food, Employment & Training): BFET services may be available for individuals receiving SNAP (federal food assistance).
  • Opportunity Grant (Puyallup Campus): Funding may be available for tuition and/or books for designated Professional and Technical programs.

Please contact Workforce for an appointment at 253-964-6265.


  • May 10 at Fort Steilacoom, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • May 17 at Puyallup, 9 a.m. 12 p.m.

Details and employers.

Workforce Services Helpful Links:

WorkForce Education