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Housing Services for Foreign-Born Human Trafficking Victim-Survivors in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties in Minnesota

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $392,002)

The International Institute of Minnesota (IIMN) will provide comprehensive case management services to foreign-born labor and sex human trafficking survivors in Hennepin and Ramsey counties in Minnesota. Staff will locate shelters or housing for clients, coordinate shelter entry or apartment move-ins, provide housing orientations to clients in rental housing, and allocate funds for deposits, rent, or other housing expenses over 12 months.  Staff will also provide services for Personal Advocacy/Accompaniment (referrals to housing legal resources) and Education/Employment/Skill Building (referrals to IIMN’s employment services program for new arrivals and its Community Orientation Workshops). Tubman and Sarah’s...An Oasis for Women will support clients with emergency shelter.

Date Created: September 25, 2023