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Lake County Human Trafficking Program

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Northeastern Illinois tri-county service area of Lake County, north/northwestern Cook County, and McHenry County
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
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $500,000)

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. Lake County Crisis Center DBA/A Safe Place (ASP) serves victims of Human Trafficking (HT) and their dependent children from the northeastern Illinois tri-county service area of Lake County, north/northwestern Cook County, and McHenry County. A Safe Place will provide safe, stable scattered site transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and support services for 10 adult HT victims and their dependent children from its tri-county service area over the 3-year grant period. Project services will include help locating and securing permanent housing, integrating into the community, case management, and voluntary support services, including: education; economic assistance and system-based advocacy; counseling; support groups, case management, & life skills training; children’s services; Orders of Protection; medical, mental health, and dental care; substance abuse treatment; childcare; transportation; clothing, food, and basic necessities; and immigration assistance. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 4, 2020