Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Farmworker Justice

Learn about the history of guestworker programs, the H-2A visa program, immigration reform and legislative proposals that impact farmworkers–including the AgJOBS compromise, domestic and international labor rights, farm labor contractors, and more. Justice Farmworker Justice (Justicia Campesina) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice. We work with farmworkers and their organizations throughout the nation.


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone: (202) 293-5420

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Oregon USDA Agricultural Mediation Program

Six Rivers is Oregon’s USDA Certified Agriculture Mediation Program and is designed to meet the negotiation and conflict resolution needs of agricultural producers in the state of Oregon. Certified Mediation Programs work with Federal Agencies connected to the USDA, including Federal Forest Service, NRCS, FSA, Rural Development and Rural Housing, Risk Management as well as USDA Organic. Agricultural Credit disputes or negotiations are handled here as well as Agricultural foreclosure. Cases involve capturing crop values, commodity pricing, capturing cash flows, collateral values, FSA guaranteed program and financial ratios.


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 888.628.4101

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California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

CRLAF provides community outreach and education, public policy advocacy, litigation support, and technical and legal assistance for California’s rural poor. We target our work in the areas of agricultural workers? health, civil rights, education, labor & employment, immigration & citizenship, pesticides & worker safety, rural housing and sustainable communities.


Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: 916.446.7904

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California Agricultural Mediation Program

Our program provides FREE mediation to producers and service providers on covered topics, which are: debt/credit issues, succession planning, leases, neighbor disputes, organic certification, grazing on National Forest lands, USDA loan and program issues as well as any topic the Secretary of Agriculture deems appropriate. What is mediation? Mediation means a trained professional who is not involved personally in a situation helps the parties make a plan for whatever challenge is on the table. The process is confidential and while the professional can support the conversation, the results are always up to the parties.


Service areas: California

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Arizona Agriculture Mediation Institute

Mediation services for the Agricultural Community in Arizona.


Service areas: Arizona

Go to Website | Phone: 480.496.5926

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Legal Aid Services of Oregon Farmworker Center

“LASO’s Farmworker Program helps agricultural workers throughout Oregon with employment, housing, civil rights and other legal issues. To apply for services, call 800-662-6096.”


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 800-662-6096

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Oregon Agricultural Trust

“OAT is an agricultural land trust that works collaboratively around the state to safeguard Oregon’s farm and ranch lands and the rural communities that depend upon them. We permanently protect ag land, help it stay in production, educate our community, and help advocate for farmland preservation.”


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 503.858.2683

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Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts

“COLT member land trusts are hearing from interested farmers and ranchers who want to prevent future fragmentation of their land, keep local ways of life and safeguard the ecological values they steward. Land trusts can support private farm, ranch and forest owners by purchasing conservation easements to protect migratory corridors and habitat of native plants and animals. Easements can be drafted to still allow productive use on private land.”


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 1-503-719-4732

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Oregon Agricultural Heritage Center

“The State Legislature established the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program (OAHP) in 2017… The program provides voluntary incentives to farmers and ranchers to support practices that maintain or enhance both agriculture and natural resources such as fish and wildlife on agricultural lands. OAHP was developed by a collaborative of organizations representing natural resource conservation and agriculture, including farmer and rancher representatives.”


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 503-986-0047

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Oregon Farm Bureau

“The Oregon Farm Bureau (OFB) is a grassroots, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing the interests of the state’s family farmers and ranchers in the public and policymaking arenas. As Oregon’s largest general farm organization, its primary goal is to promote educational improvement, economic opportunity, and social advancement for its members and the farming, ranching, and natural resources industry as a whole. The voice of Oregon agriculture, OFB works to find solutions that will benefit all of the state’s agriculture producers.” Includes Oregon Agricultural Legal Foundation which conducted the Agricultural Labor Project (https://oregonfb.org/programs/oregon-agricultural-legal-foundation/)


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 503.399.1701

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The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is supported by the USDA Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, under agreement number: 2020-70028-32731 proposal number: 2020-07631

The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is an equal access/equal opportunity program.