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National Farmworker Jobs Program Benefits

Program Description

The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides job training, employment assistance, and other supportive services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their dependents with the goal of helping farmworkers secure full-time employment. The program assists farmworkers acquire new job skills in occupations that offer higher wages and a more stable employment outlook. In addition to skills training, the program provides supportive services that help farmworkers remain and stabilize their employment in agriculture. The NFJP also facilitates coordination of services through the One-Stop system for MSFWs so they may access the other services of the workforce system.

General Program Requirements

The NFJP serves eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents. Eligible farmworkers are those individuals who primarily depend on employment in agricultural labor that is characterized by chronic unemployment and underemployment.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To start the application process, please visit the Solicitation for Grant Applications page.

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit the National Farmworker Jobs Program website.

Or

Email NFJP@dol.gov
Services for eligible workers are generally available through the American Job Centers in local communities across the country.

Locations and phone numbers for the American Job Centers can be found by using America's Service Locator or by calling the ETA Toll-Free Help Line: 1-877-US2-JOBS (1-877-872-5627); TTY: 1-877-889-5627.