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Basic Food Employment & Training Program is a grant based program through DSHS for which CARES has a contract to help individuals in Kitsap County.

Eligibility consists of the following:
  • Eligible for federal basic food (food stamps)
  • Non-TANF

In this program Cares can partner with ESD, WIOA, and DVR. and can provide support services to help persons gain employment and provide retention services up to 90 days after gaining employment.

This can include:
  • Transportation costs which include Orca cards and Arco gas cards.
  • Opening daycare through DSHS for qualified families (these consist of persons receiving food assistance and seeking employment) (The exact hours of job search activities is used to establish the hours of childcare) (This is only for those NOT receiving TANF)

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