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IRC in Sacramento- Housing Assistance for Victims of Trafficking

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Amador County
  • Colusa County
  • El Dorado County
  • Lake County
  • Mendocino County
  • Nevada County
  • Placer County
  • Sacramento County
  • Shasta County
  • Sierra County
  • Solano County
  • Sutter County
  • Trinity County
  • Yolo County
  • Yuba County
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.
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $799,377)

The International Rescue Committee, Inc. (IRC), in partnership with Women Escaping a Violent Environment, Inc. (WEAVE), will provide housing assistance and related services to all forms of human trafficking, including foreign-born and domestic, sex and labor, male, female and LGBTQ adult victims throughout Sacramento and the Northern California counties of Sacramento, Amador, Solano, El Dorado, Yolo, Sutter, Placer, Nevada, Yuba, Colusa, Lake, Shasta, Trinity, Mendocino, Sierra. OVC funding will enable IRC to continue its rapid rehousing program (RRHP), to provide transitional housing assistance for 6 – 12 months and to enhance the housing services and supportive services. Additionally, the RRHP will include emergency housing assistance through hotel vouchers and the human trafficking shelters of California. This program will provide transitional housing for 50 victims and their households, 35 of which will receive services through IRC and 15 through the proposed sub-grantee, WEAVE.

Date Created: September 27, 2022