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Welcome Home: Safe, Stable Housing for Victims of Human Trafficking

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $443,559)

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 primary goal of the Maggie’s Place Welcome Home proposed program is to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to approximately 65 victims of human trafficking. Maggie's Place, located in the greater Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area and servicing all of Arizona provides programs and services for pregnant and parenting women and their children by offering a safe place to live and learn, and on-going services to help participants become self-sufficient. Maggie’s Place programs target one of the most at-risk populations -- homeless pregnant and parenting women who have experienced human trafficking (sex or labor and sex and labor). Participants live in one of five locations and access services both on-site and at the Family Success (community) Center. Support services available to participants include; job training, child-care, parenting skills, budgeting, health and nutrition, family coaching (case management), mentoring, counseling and support groups, substance use treatment, GED classes, life-skills classes and community family events. CA/NCF
Date Created: August 4, 2020