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Housing Assistance for Victims of Human Trafficking

Award Information

Award #
2020-VT-BX-0005
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Seattle
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
WA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
Total funding (to date)
$499,996

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $499,996)

The goal of the FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking Program is to support housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking throughout the United States, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. Funding through this solicitation supports programs that provide 6 to 24 months of transitional housing with support services to victims of human trafficking who are in need of housing as a result of human trafficking. Funding will be provided over a three-year project period. The International Rescue Committee, Inc. in Seattle will provide safe and stable housing to victims of human trafficking and provide high-quality housing advocacy that address the individualized needs of trafficking victims. The project will provide housing interventions to victims of human trafficking; provide supportive services such as; intensive case management, educational opportunities job training and placement, family reunification, crime victim rights education, criminal justice system guidance, family and immigration legal services. Supportive services will be provided by WARN Case Managers funded by other funding sources and at no cost to this grant. IRC will work in collaboration with and provide training to local partners such as; housing and services providers, community and faith-based organizations, to ensure trafficking victims are properly identified and referred for appropriate housing and services and will assist or refer to other essential services for victims of human trafficking. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 4, 2020