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Direct Services for Human Trafficking Survivors in Southwest Ohio - Purpose Area 1; Focus Area 2

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Southwest Ohio
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, $856,983)

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 under Purpose Area 2 to The Salvation Army will enhance the current response to human trafficking victims in Southwest Ohio. The project will address victim identification of certain vulnerable populations, the understanding of other agencies in the community of trauma-informed best practices for response, and capacity for a robust response in outlying areas of the region. This project’s focus is to increase victim identification, particularly underserved populations; streamline service delivery through enhanced partnerships and strengthened collaborative response; inform the community of best practices through the development of targeted toolkits for professional audiences, informed by partner experts and a newly developed Survivor Advisory Committee; and build the capacity for crisis response and culturally informed wraparound services throughout the region. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 30, 2019