Farmworker Center

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The CCS Farmworker Center provides a welcoming place for Skagit Valley Indigenous/Latinx families to connect with educational and community resources and receive support to become effective advocates for their community’s needs. The Farmworker Center also provides a venue for cultural expression, enabling the entire community to benefit through the creation and exhibition of artistic works and celebrations.


Farmworker Center Services

Farmworker Center staff speak English, Spanish and Mixteco


Adult Education Center

  • Classes in basic Spanish literacy, primary and secondary education
  • Literacy classes for all levels
  • Teachers and volunteers offer help each step of the way
  • Participants can obtain their primary and secondary education certificates directly from Mexico upon completion of studies at the Plaza Comunitaria.


  • Computer classes
  • Finance classes
  • Sewing classes


  • Cultural Events and Celebrations
  • Art Exhibits
  • Youth Group for Children in Elementary and Middle School


  • Leadership classes
  • Meetings with legislators
  • Discuss concerns for the Indigenous/Latinx community and lift up the voice of the Farmworker community

2727 East College Way,
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 424-8655

Marta Martinez Olivera
Program Coordinator

How you can support:
  • Participate in events
  • Volunteer
  • Donate
  • Promote our events
  • Advocate for Farmworkers

Mail Donations To:
Catholic Community Services
Attn: Fund Development
100 23rd Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98144-5797
(please indicate that your gift is intended for the Farmworker Center)

Help & Resources for Families

  • Rental and utility assistance related to impact of COVID-19 (eligibility requirements)
  • Small, one-time financial assistance to stabilize Indigenous/Latinx households
  • Resource and service referrals
  • Referrals for legal services related to immigration including Catholic Immigration Legal Services and Tenant and Family Law
  • Baby baskets and baby showers for new parents
  • Diapers for babies at Immaculate Conception Church (Mount Vernon) distribution. Please call Farmworker Center for more information.

Art Studio for Children

Lead by talented experienced local artists
  • Children develop their creativity and learn how to express themselves through art
  • They learn leadership skills
  • They participate in fun afterschool activities

A collaboration between Catholic Community Services – Northwest and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD).