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

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Hennepin County
  • Ramsey 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.
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
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