Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $492,750)
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. Streets Hope is a nonprofit organization that provides survivor informed services to victims of human trafficking in Denver, CO. In addition to connecting HT victims to short-term and permanent housing, Streets Hope offers support services designed to help people access employment, health care, and other resources so that they can regain control of their lives and achieve independence. It is anticipated that over three years of this funding opportunity, Streets Hope can make 80 short-term housing units available to 80 victims of human trafficking. Support services for this program include: mental health and case management services to assist individuals access stable housing, food, identification and benefits, medical and dental services, education, job training, employment opportunities, transportation, trauma therapy and psychosocial group education. All support services are designed to help individuals achieve independence and develop resilience. CA/NCF
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