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Valley Youth House THRIVE

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Lehigh County
  • Northampton County
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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, $494,827)

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. THRIVE (Transitional Housing. Resilience. Independence. Victorious Empowerment.) Will serve female-identifying youth ages 14-21 who are at risk of or have been victims of domestic sex trafficking. The program will be located in an area of Northeastern Pennsylvania comprised of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, an area that, because of its size and location, is experiencing high rates of human trafficking. A six-bedroom house will serve as the residence, with a length of stay of up to 24 months. Six individuals will be served at a point in time, with 20 expected to be served over the 36- month project period. Supportive services will include meals and funds for clothing and personal needs, and case management. Additionally the project will ensure linkages with community services such as peer mentors and other victim services, drug and alcohol treatment, psychiatric care, employment training, and medical/dental care. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 4, 2020