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The State of Hawaii Office of Community Services Application for OVC FY12 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking.

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $400,000)

The purpose of this award, one of several projects funded under the Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Grant Program, is to allow Dept.of Labor & Industrial Rels-Office of Community Services to provide timely and high-quality comprehensive services for all victims of human trafficking as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended, and to enhance interagency coordination in the provision of services to trafficking victims over a two year project period. Dept.of Labor & Industrial Rels-Office of Community Services will leverage all local, state, and federal resources to ensure the provision of trauma-informed, culturally competent services to male and female victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking identified or living in the City and County of Honolulu. In addition, the grantee will provide training to service providers and allied professionals within the target community to improve community collaboration and increase awareness of the needs and rights of trafficking victims and survivors. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 25, 2012