Mission: Low income family assistance
Programs: The organization provides low or no cost clothing and free food to underprivileged individuals through a thrift shop and food pantry. Immigration and social services are also provided to the underperivileged. Training is provided to promote self-esteem, business skills, and education. Financial and health programs, and educational scholarships are also provided. The organization focuses its assistance on farmworkers and other rural poor. Farmworkers self-help was founded in 1982 with a mission to educate and empower immigrant mexican and mexican-american migrant farmworkers, along with former farmworkers and other oppressed and poverty-entrapped groups in southwest florida through community organizing. The organization addresses discriminatory and oppressive policies and practices that adversely affect its community, particularly women and youth. The organization offers a holistic combination of programs that facilitate self-development and promote social change. See also statement 9.