ERIC Number: ED471928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Migrant Services Directory: Organizations and Resources.
Jones, Gaytha, Comp.
This directory of migrant services contains over 1,270 entries covering national organizations, federal agencies, publishers, and state agencies and organizations. Each entry contains a variety of contact information, a contact person, and a short description of the organization or agency and the services offered. The first section presents national and multistate nongovernment organizations in three areas: advocacy, networking, and reform; research, development, technical assistance, and training; and funding and sponsorship. The second section lists federal departments and their offices or agencies relevant to migrant workers and their families: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Social Security Administration. The third section presents publishers and producers of publications relevant to migrants. The fourth section covers relevant state government agencies and nongovernment organizations for every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Also included are a list of acronyms, an eligibility matrix covering various federal programs and services, and an index. (SV)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Human Services, Legal Aid, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Programs, Organizations (Groups), Preschool Education, Public Agencies, State Agencies, State Programs
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Migrant Education.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Charleston, WV.
Note: Online version is searchable and is updated as needed.