| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

St. Wendelin Parish - En Camino (Fostoria Office)

  • Location:
    323 N. Wood St
    Fostoria, OH 44830
  • Phone:
    (419) 435-6692
  • Fax:
    (419) 435-7826
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

St. Wendelin's En Camino program brings the Catholic Church to migrant farm workers. During the summer months Sr. Elizabeth Maria Garcia ministers to the migrant camps in Seneca County. With the help of St. Wendelin Fostoria parishioners, she provides the migrant families with food, clothes, helps to connect them with social and pastoral services, and facilitates a worship service at each camp. Deacon Melvin Shell, Deacon Jim Hammer, Amelia Reyna and Alma Gutierrez from Job and family services minister in the Fremont Ohio area. Mary Torres serves in the area of immigration services in Toledo, OH from her office in St. Peter and Paul Parish.

Counties served: Hancock, Lucas, Putnam, Seneca, Wood

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Language services, Legislative advocacy (state or national)
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Permanent residence (I-90) renewal
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