ERIC Number: ED412038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Services for Migrant [and] Seasonal Farmworkers and Their Families.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
This directory provides information on federal programs and national organizations that serve migrant farmworkers and their families. Specifically, the directory lists programs administered by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, Justice, and Labor, and the Environmental Protection Agency. The directory also includes information on national nonfederal organizations that offer programs and services to migrant farmworkers. Examples of programs administered by federal agencies include the Community Facilities Loan Program, National School Lunch Program, Academic Excellence Program, Comprehensive School Grants program, Title I, Migrant Education Programs, College Assistance Migrant Program, Migrant Head Start, and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Program. Examples of programs administered by national nonfederal organizations include the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs, Children's Defense Fund, Migrant Legal Action Programs, National Coalition of Hispanic and Human Service Organizations, and National Center for Farmworker Health. Each entry includes contact information, program goals and purposes, and information about the administering agency. Appendices list state agencies administering the child nutrition program, WIC program publications and directories, state coordinators and directors of various federal programs, resources for the pesticide program, community services block grantees serving migrants, migrant head start grantees, migrant health centers, regional and district offices of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, grantees of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Program, monitor advocates, and Legal Services programs and public interest law firms representing migrant and seasonal farmworkers. (LP)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Agency Cooperation, Agricultural Laborers, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Health Programs, Higher Education, Migrant Education, Migrant Programs, Migrant Workers, National Organizations, National Programs, Preschool Education, Seasonal Laborers, Social Services, State Agencies, State Programs
Office of Migrant Education, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20202-6135.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.