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Farmworker BULLETIN 00-02 Effective: July 1, 2000 - (n/a)

Directive: Farmworker Bulletin 00-02

Subject: Participant Eligibility Policy Guidance Purpose: The NFJP is established to serve disadvantaged migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. The eligibility screen on NFJP and MSFW Youth program enrollments ensures that the available NFJP services are reserved for the disadvantaged seasonal farmworker population for whom it is intended. To: All NFJP Grantees All MSFW Youth Program Grantees From: ALICIA G.FERNANDEZ-MOTT James De Luca Chief Acting Director Division of Seasonal Office of National Programs Farmworker Programs Date: Expiration Date: N/A NONE (subject to modification)


Division of Seasonal Farmworker Programs


National Farmworker Jobs Program Bulletin

TO: All NFJP Grantees

All MSFW Youth Program Grantees

DATE: July 1 , 2000
Bulletin No. 00- 02
Subject: Participant Eligibility Policy Guidance

A. Policy:
National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) grantees and MSFW Youth program grantees shall be guided by the attached "NFJP Policy Guidance" on participant eligibility for enrollment of persons who receive intensive services, training services or related assistance services.

B. Purpose of the NFJP Eligibility Requirements:
The NFJP is established to serve disadvantaged migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. The eligibility screen on NFJP and MSFW Youth program enrollments ensures that the available NFJP services are reserved for the disadvantaged seasonal farmworker population for whom it is intended.

C. Grantee's Role in Documenting Enrollment Decisions:
The NFJP grantees must maintain an eligibility determination process that provides staff with a system for identifying applicants who are eligible farmworkers. The system must enable staff to generate the documents needed for supporting the agency's eligibility determinations and all program enrollment decisions.

D. Supplemental Guidance:
The attached NFJP Policy Guidance on NFJP and MSFW youth program eligibility includes an addendum of "Questions and Answers" raised during the past transition year. The answers provided have been developed in consultation with you and at conference and workshop sessions. You should rely on this additional guidance to govern your agency's determinations on applicants' eligibility for NFJP and MSFW Youth Program services.

ALICIA FERNANDEZ-MOTT JAMES DELUCA
Chief Acting Director
Division of Seasonal Farmworker Programs Office of National Programs
ATTACHMENTS: NFJP Eligibility Policy Guidance
ADDENDUM TO "NFJP Eligibility Policy Guidance"
EXPIRATION DATE: NONE (subject to modification)