ERIC Number: ED222687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Community Resources Guide for Central Florida = Una Guia de Recursos en la Comunidad de Florida Central.
Medina, Linda, Comp.
Designed to orient Hispanic refugees to the services that are available in Central Florida, this bilingual guide consists of a section of general information on living and working in the United States and a section devoted to various public and private agencies. Provided first are addresses and phone numbers of various government agencies: hospitals, ambulance services, libraries, police departments, railroads, airlines, buslines, and religious organizations. Next, various aspects of life in the United States are discussed, including home leases, bank accounts, working in the United States, applying for a job, education in the United States, laws pertaining to refugees and citizenship, family laws, other miscellaneous laws, police, legal assistance, and holidays. Described next are 35 public and private agencies. Each description includes some or all of the following information: agency name, agency address, agency hours, nature and scope of services provided, and availability of interpreters. All information is presented first in Spanish and then in English. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.