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Alaska Survivors Assistance for Escaping Trafficking (SAFE-T) Assistance Network

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Fairbanks
  • Wasilla
  • Rural Alaska
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, $800,000)

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) will continue the development of a rural response to human trafficking in Alaska. AHFC will partner with Interior Alaska Center for Nonviolent Living (IAC) in Fairbanks and Mat-Su Youth Housing (MYH) in Wasilla to serve adult and youth victims of human trafficking. Additionally, AHFC will work with MYH and IAC to establish community awareness and responses to human trafficking in other rural areas of the state. Finally AHFC will use grant funds to hire a third rural housing navigator to respond to small community requests using remote assistance and local connections to help victims where they are without the need for the victims to travel to a hub community.

Date Created: September 27, 2022