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Services for Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $800,000)

The purpose of this award, one of several projects under the Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Grant Program, is to allow the Salvation Army Metropolitan Division to: (1) provide a comprehensive array of timely and high-quality services, to victims of sex and labor trafficking who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents under the age of 18; (2) develop, enhance, or expand the community response to domestic minor victims of all forms of human trafficking; and (3) produce a final report about the implementation of the project, including a discussion of successes, challenges, and lessons learned, that may be disseminated through OVC to the victims' field. During the three year project period, the Salvation Army Metropolitan Division will provide comprehensive services to domestic minor victims of sex and labor trafficking in the City of Chicago, Cook County, and nine collar counties, plus Lake County, Indiana; build effective community service networks to respond to victims' needs; provide training to increase awareness about human trafficking as it relates to domestic minors, and participate in a participatory process evaluation coordinated by the National Institute of Justice. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 30, 2009