- Mohave County
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $350,000)
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 is made to Arizona Youth Partnership and is funded under the Services for Victims of Human Trafficking solicitation which is designed to provide direct services to victims of human trafficking.
Arizona Youth Partnership (AZYP) will develop, expand, and strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking, including programs that provide trauma-informed services in Mohave County, Arizona. The activities of the project include: 1) the development and convening of the Mohave Human Trafficking Task Force (MHTTF) including: Community assessment of potential services for victims; development of Victim Services Strategic Plan; monthly community workgroups; bi-monthly Tri-City workgroups; submission of plan for approval; receipt of trainings; community engagement and ongoing oversight of program 2) the delivery services for 30 victims of trafficking during project period including: identification of victims, developing an awareness campaign; referral of victims to services/housing; interagency and community referrals and provision of services to victim including intake and assessment, case management and coordinated support services and 3) performance measures data collection activities, development of evaluation tools and continuous quality improvement. CA/NCF
- New York Asian Women's Center, Inc. (DBA Womankind) proposes to enhance it's anti-human trafficking program, serving sex and labor trafficked survivors in New York City' five boroughs.
- This project will launch a pilot Youth Advocate Leadership Program where college students will participate in a paid victim advocacy fellowship program serving traditionally marginalized communities.
- Enhancing services to male-identified victims and survivors of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.