Migrant Worker Community Program

Site: Leamington - Talbot St E

Service: El Programa Comunitario para el Trabajador Migrante

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-325-0876
E-Mail bruce.mwcp@gmail.com
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Lili Salazar, Program Coordinator, MWCP; Phone: (Business) 519-325-0876; Email: lili.mwcp@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Bruce Peacock, Chair and Program Supervisor, MWCP; Phone: (Business) 519-325-0876; Email: bruce.mwcp@gmail.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * the Migrant Worker Community program is to provide a more positive balance to the life of the migrant workers by offering social, cultural, recreational and communication opportunities and to build cultural bridges with their host communities. 
Our services and programs include: 
* Conducting Introductory Spanish Level 1 courses 
* Hosting: 
an annual Health and Information Fair (Spring) 
an annual Fiestas Patrias Celebration (September)  
* Organizing day trips to Niagara Falls, Point Pelee National Park and Windsor 
* Participating in an annual picnic and sports day for Thai migrant workers 
* Providing: 
liaison services to relevant service providers 
interpretation/translation service at medical appointments 
free on-site bicycle safety workshops and reflective tape for bicycles 
* Sponsoring: 
a four-team baseball league  
a seven-team basketball tournament for Filipino migrant workers
Hours Office: Mon-Fri, 10 am-5 pm
Dates 2017 Events: 
* Fiestas Patrias Celebration - 3rd Sun in Sep  
* Baseball League - 1st Sun in May to last Sun in Aug 27  
* Basketball Tournaments TBA on Facebook 
* Day Trip Dates TBA on Facebook 
* Health and Information Fair TBA on Facebook
Meetings Annual General Meeting 2nd Wed in Jun
Areas Served Cottam ; Essex ; Kingsville ; Leamington ; Ruthven ; Wheatley ; and Surrounding Areas
Eligibility No restrictions
Application call for details
Languages English ; Spanish
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity that provides social, cultural,recreational opportunities, interpretation/translation, and liaison services to SAWP and TFWP migrant workers
Established Registered Charity - 2006
Primary Executive Bruce Peacock, Chair, MWCP; Phone: (Business) 519-325-0876
Alternate Executive Debbie Clinton, Secretary, MWCP; Phone: (Business) 519-325-0876; Email: clintonshavasu@yahoo.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal - Leamington and Kingsville Municipal councils ; Grants ; Donations - Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG); sponsors of sports programs; local businesses and individual donors.
Elections Annual General Meeting 2nd Wed in Jun
Site Information
Site Location South Essex Community Council Centre, (Next to Giant Tiger Store)
Located In Community Leamington
Address & Map
South Essex Community Council Centre
215 Talbot St E
Leamington, ON N8H 3X5
Intersection Lutsch Ave and Talbot St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Washrooms, Parking, and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Bilingual (English and Spanish) public relations brochure (available on request)

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