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Farmworker Program

 

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Offering migrant and seasonal farm workers the opportunity to strengthen their ability to achieve economic self-sufficiency through their participation in educational, skills training and supportive services. After completion of training, program participants are then able to obtain year-round unsubsidized employment and as a result are able to make positive changes in their lives.

Eligibility is limited to:

  • Those individuals who have, during any consecutive 12-month period preceding their application for enrollment have been a migrant or seasonal farm worker, or the dependent of a farm worker.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Non-Citizen.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959, and who are between the ages of 18-26 must be registered with Selective Services
  • Earned at least 50% of his/her their total earned income from farm work or been employed at least 50% of their total time in farm work; and
  • Been employed at least 25 days in farm work and earn at least $8,00 a year in farm work.

 

 

Contact Information

 

Minerva Acosta
Program Coordinator
Email - macosta@pbcgov.org
607 S. Main Street, Suite 103
Belle Glade, Florida 33430
Phone: 561-992-7405
Fax: 561-992-7516

 

Office

 
OFFICE LOCATION:
607 S. Main Street, Suite 103
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Phone: 561-992-7405
Fax: 561-992-7216
Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm