Wash. Admin. Code § 388-310-0100 - WorkFirst - Purpose

Current through Register Vol. 21-24, December 15, 2021

(1) What is the WorkFirst program?

The WorkFirst program offers services and activities to help people in low-income families find jobs, keep their jobs, find better jobs and become self-sufficient. The program links families to a variety of state, federal and community resources to meet this goal. When you enter the WorkFirst program, you will be asked to work, look for work and/or prepare for work.

(2) Who does the WorkFirst program serve?

The WorkFirst program serves two groups:

(a) Parents and children age sixteen or older who receive cash assistance under the temporary assistance for needy families (TANF), general assistance for pregnant women (GA-S) or state family assistance (SFA) programs; and
(b) Low income parents who support their family without applying for or relying on cash assistance.


Wash. Admin. Code § 388-310-0100

Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, and 74.08.090. 10-22-061, § 388-310-0100, filed 10/29/10, effective 12/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.050. 99-08-051, § 388-310-0100, filed 4/1/99, effective 5/2/99; 97-20-129, § 388-310-0100, filed 10/1/97, effective 11/1/97.

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