- Montgomery County
- Philadelphia County
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $747,255)
The goal of the FY 2020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Programs is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. Funding through this program supports direct services to victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking, as well as for efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities over a three-year project period. This award made to The Salvation Army is funded under the Human Trafficking Direct Services solicitation which is designed to help the Salvation Army's New Day to Stop Trafficking Program (NDSTP)to continue to build coalitions with social service and criminal justice systems and resources in both Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties and will leverage these partnerships to link a strong network of needed services for survivors of trafficking. Justice at Work (JAW) and Nationalities Service Center (NSC) will bring their specialized services to address the specific needs of the often-neglected issue of labor trafficking victims. NDSTP and these subrecipient partners will work across systems to identify gaps and implement trainings to ensure that service providers are appropriately identifying and serving victims of trafficking. The Public Health and Management Corporation (PHMC) will conduct evaluation services for continuous quality improvement and support reporting efforts. NDSTP will utilized its Survivor Advisory Board, and victim centered model to ensure that these services are trauma informed and fit the needs of trafficking victims. CA/NCF.