lcapThe Latino Community Advocacy Program

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(LCAP) addresses the special needs of the Spanish-speaking immigrant population in Saratoga County. Our activities also promote cultural understanding and recognize the positive contributions of immigrants and long tradition of immigration in our communities.  Our bilingual staff provides assistance by facilitating communication and access to health, legal, and educational services. The goal of our program is to extend EOC’s mission of promoting economic self-sufficiency to immigrants in our community.

Our Services Include:

  • English as a Second Language Classes
  • Interpreters
  • Consultations and referrals with regard to

– Medical attention
– immigration
– legal rights, obligations, and processes
– assistance with taxes
– educational programs
– and other services in the community

  • Help in the case of an emergency
  • Cultural and social events

Since it began, the program has run part-time year round and has provided language instruction, outreach, referral and advocacy services, and served as a cultural and community hub for hundreds of Latino immigrants in the Saratoga Springs area. English classes now have approximately 427 students enrolled during 2007 and our list of services poised to expand.

“CDBG funding provided by the City of Saratoga Springs.”