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The Salvation Army Southern New England Division's Capacity Building Project for The Bloom Initiative in Connecticut

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Eastern Connecticut
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.
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $319,175)

The goal of the FY 2019 Direct Services to Support Victims of Human Trafficking Program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. Funding through this program supports direct services to victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking, as well as for efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities over a three-year project period. This award made to
The Salvation Army’s Southern New England Division looks to expand the capacity of its Anti-Human Trafficking Program, The Bloom Initiative. The goal is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to victims of human trafficking in eastern Connecticut. The Salvation Army and its partners will accomplish the following goals and objectives. (1) Provide comprehensive, trauma-informed case management services to all survivors of human trafficking through The Bloom Initiative and community partners. (2) Develop community partnerships to form response protocols to ensure survivors are accessing services. (3) Increase awareness of human trafficking in Connecticut by providing tools to recognize trafficking and resources to take action. (4) Collect data and implement evaluation and action research findings. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 30, 2019