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OVC FY 2013 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $393,000)

The purpose of this award, one of several projects funded under the Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Grant Program, is to allow the Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, Inc. to deliver specific services and interventions for victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended, and to enhance interagency coordination in the provision of services to trafficking victims over a two year project period. Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, Inc. will ensure the provision of direct services for domestic victims of sex trafficking identified or living in the target geographic region. Specifically they will provide court advocacy and mental health counseling services. The grantee will also 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 13, 2013