U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Metro DC Alliance to Combat Trafficking and Slavery (Metro DC ACTS)

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $325,000)

The purpose of this award, one of several projects under the Services for Trafficking Victims Discretionary Grant Program, is to allow Boat People SOS, Inc. to expand victim service programs for persons who have been identified by federal law enforcement as victims of a severe form of trafficking during the pre-certification period. Boat People SOS, Inc. will provide comprehensive services to trafficking victims in the DC Metro area; build effective community service networks to respond to victims' needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims over an eighteen month period. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 11, 2007