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Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking (WashACT)

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Western Washington (King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties)
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $750,000)

Goal: To continue WashACT’s sustainable, long-term, multidisciplinary task force approach to combat human trafficking.


Sustain and strengthen leadership structure and coordination of multidisciplinary human trafficking task force partnerships and activities.
Identify and serve victims of all types of human trafficking.
Implement victim-centered, trauma-informed, and collaborative approaches through the development and consistent implementation of task force protocols and training.
Active involvement from all task force partners in planning and executing proactive investigations and prosecutions.
Investigate, refer, and prosecute both sex and labor trafficking cases at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.
Assist victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking in achieving increased safety, independence, self-sufficiency and well-being through the provision of appropriate services.
Collect data and conduct ongoing assessment activities to determine if the program is meeting stated goals and objectives.

Date Created: December 13, 2021