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The Path Forward Project

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Westwood Neighborhood of Houston
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)

The Ambassadors For Christ Youth Ministries' (AFC) Path Forward program will serve 50 unduplicated African American and Hispanic victims of human trafficking between the ages of 18-24 in one of the most underserved minority communities (Westwood) in Houston, Texas. The Path Forward program will dedicate four 2-bedroom apartment homes for transitional housing assistance and/or short-term housing assistance, and support services (e.g., case management, employment counseling, job readiness, transportation, childcare services, and other assistance) to eligible program participants, for a minimum of 6 months and no more than 24 months, in order to help victims transition to independent living including safe, permanent housing.

Date Created: September 27, 2022