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NATIONAL FARMWORKER JOBS PROGRAM - HOUSING

Helping to make homes safer, more energy efficient, and healthier for migrant and seasonal farmworkers. 

ABOUT NATIONAL FARMWORKERS JOBS PROGRAM

MET provides housing rehabilitation to single family homes for migrant and seasonal farmworkers that meet specific construction standards, building codes, accessibility and energy efficiency.

FARMWORKER LAW LIBRARY

Farmworker Law Library 

This website is designed to inform farmworkers in the United States, as well as in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, of some of the protections extended to them by federal and state labor laws. It contains short, simplified descriptions of job-related laws and regulations which affect agricultural workers, and identifies the agencies responsible for enforcing them. In general, each of the 871 legal provisions summarized in the guide imposes certain duties or restrictions on farm employers for the protection or benefit of their employees, and authorizes penalties against employers who fail to comply.

LEYES DE PROTECCION PARA EL TRABAJADOR AGRICOLA

Leyes de protección para el trabajador agrícola

 

Este sitio existe para informar a los trabajadores del campo en los Estados Unidos, así como también en el Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, de algunas de las protecciones extendidas a ellos bajo las leyes federales y estatales sobre el trabajo. Contiene descripciones breves y simplificadas de las leyes y los reglamentos relacionados con el trabajo que afectan al trabajador agrícola, e identifica las agencias responsables de hacerlas cumplir. Por lo general, cada una de las 871 disposiciones de ley mencionadas en esta guía impone ciertos deberes o restricciones a los patrones agrícolas para la protección o beneficio de sus empleados, y autoriza penas en contra de los patrones que no cumplan.

ABOUT NATIONAL FARMWORKER JOBS HOUSING PROGRAM

  • Housing assistance may only be provided to Section 167 eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

     

  • Housing assistance will be permitted for direct support payments for emergency and temporary housing and for direct investments in housing assistance for migrant and seasonal farmworkers at their home base.

     

  • Housing assistance must be related to the promotion of a farmworker's employment through a documented strategy that supports that farmworker's housing needs while they are employed in agricultural labor or while they are receiving intensive and/or training services. This strategy may be identified through an Individual Employment Plan (IEP).

Program financed 100% with Federal funds of $634,441.00 with 0% nongovernmental funds.

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OUR PARTNERS

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  • Texas Locations
    Crystal City 123 W Zavala St Crystal City, Texas 78839 ​ Phone: (830)-374-2723 Fax: 830-374-5465 Mr. Frailan Sendejo Email: crystalcity@metinc.org Eagle Pass - American Jobs Center ​ 1200 Ferry St Eagle Pass, Texas 78852 ​ Phone: (830)-773-1191 Direct: (830)-757-6156 Fax: (830)-757-3080 Ms. Diana Aguinaga Email: eaglepass@metinc.org Edinburg - American Jobs Center ​ 2719 W University Dr Edinburg, Texas 78539 ​ Mailing: PO Box 3669 Edinburg, Texas 78540 ​ Phone: (956)-289-4532 Fax: (956)-289-4593 ​ Ms. Ramona Solis Email: edinburg@metinc.org Laredo ​ 1406 Jackaman Rd, Ste A Laredo, Texas 78041 ​ Phone: (956)-722-3943 Fax: (956)-722-7508 ​ Email: laredo@metinc.org Plainview ​ 927 Broadway St Plainview, Texas 79072 ​ Phone: (806)-293-4457 Fax: (806)-293-8632 Ms. Rachel Salazar Email: plainview@metinc.org Weslaco - One Stop ​ 2290 West Pike Blvd, #100 Weslaco, Texas 78596 ​ Mailing: PO Box 94 Weslaco, Texas 78599 ​ Telephone: (956)-969-6147 Fax: (956)-969-6196 ​ Ms. Dominga Ortiz Email: weslaco@metinc.org
  • Louisiana Locations
    Monroe - American Jobs Center 24 Accent Dr, Ste 151 Monroe, LA 71202 Telephone: (318)-362-3024 Email: monroe@metinc.org Ms. Kandace Bowman New Iberia - American Jobs Center 601 Ember Dr New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 ​ Telephone: (844)-385-1919 Ext 7020 Email: newiberia@metinc.org ​ Ms. Tonett Jefferson Winnsboro ​ 1408 Landis St Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295 ​ Telephone: (318)-435-8885 Fax: (318)-435-8887 ​Email: winnsboro@metinc.org Ms. Lakisha Thomas
  • North Dakota Locations
    Fargo - American Jobs Center ​ 1350 32nd St S Fargo, ND 58103 ​ Telephone: 701-478-7760 ​Email: fargo@metinc.org Grafton - American Jobs Center ​ 45 West 6th Street Grafton, ND 58237 ​ Telephone: 701-352-4903 Fax: 701-352-0343 ​Email: grafton@metinc.org Ms. Claribel Almonte Wahpeton - American Jobs Center ​ 524 2nd Ave N Wahpeton, ND 58075 ​ Telephone: 701-672-0464 Email: wahpeton@metinc.org or breckenridge@metinc.org
  • Minnesota Locations
    Moorhead - American Jobs Center ​ 715 11th St North, #6 Moorhead, MN 56560 Telephone: 218-284-9930 Fax: 218-284-9931 Email: moorhead@metinc.org Waseca - American Jobs Center ​ 212 15th Ave NE, #1015 Waseca, MN 56093 ​ Telephone: 507-310-8384 Fax: 507-310-8193 ​Email: waseca@metinc.org Ms. Ariana Boelter Willmar - American Jobs Center ​​ 2200 23rd St NE, Ste 2040 Willmar, MN 56201 ​ Telephone: 320-441-6599 Fax: 320-214-3337 Email: willmar@metinc.org ​ Ms. Suzanna Uvalle
  • Wyoming Locations
    Powell 143 S Bent St, #F Powell, Wyoming 82435 Phone: (307)-764-2330 Fax: (307)-764-2330 Email: powell@metinc.org
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