ERIC Number: ED437264
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Directory of Services for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers and Their Families. Harvests of Hope.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Migrant Education.
This directory provides information on federal and state programs and national organizations that serve migrant farmworkers and their families. Section 1 covers federal programs that provide services related to nutrition, housing, education, health and human services, immigration, agricultural employment, and environmental protection. Federal education programs include those administered by the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Information on federal-level contacts and on program purpose and administration are included. Section 2 describes 20 national organizations that offer services to migrant workers and their families. Following a list of additional national offices, section 3 is organized by state or territory and includes contact information for state migrant programs; state coordinators, directors, or offices of federally-funded programs; migrant Head Start grantees; migrant health centers; migrant legal assistance offices; and state monitor advocates. Appendices list publications and other resources of the Office of Pesticide Programs and present a matrix of eligibility requirements for various federal migrant programs. (SV)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Human Services, Legal Aid, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Programs, Migrant Workers, National Organizations, National Programs, Preschool Education, State Agencies, State Programs
U.S. Department of Education, Publications Office, Washington, D.C. 20202-6135. Tel: 800-872-5327 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Migrant Education.