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Capital City Youth Services - housing for minor victims of human trafficking

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Big Bend Region
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 2022, $799,855)

Capital City Youth Services (CCYS) serves homeless, runaway, and sexually exploited youth (aged 11-24). Through six core programs, CCYS provides emergency shelter, crisis intervention, street based outreach, drop-in center services, mental health counseling, as well as short and long-term housing related support to youth and families residing in – or traveling through – the Big Bend region in the state of Florida. Funding will 1) provide transitional housing to 60 unduplicated youth (aged 11-17), and rapid rehousing to 20 youth (aged 18-24) who have been victimized by human trafficking; 2) offer nine trainings on human trafficking to reach 1200 community providers and stakeholders; 3) provide support services and referrals to 100 unduplicated youth victims of human trafficking; 4) develop a policy-focused human trafficking committee, increasing and improving resources available to victims in the Big Bend region; 5) provide federal, state, and local agencies with outcomes, best practices through ongoing collaboration with the local Continuum of Care, Human Trafficking Coalition, and allied professionals.

Date Created: September 27, 2022