- Westchester County
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $451,041)
The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking, to include enhancing the capacity of law enforcement and other stakeholders to identify victims and provide justice for those victims through the investigation and prosecution of their traffickers. This award made to Westchester County District Attorney's Office is funded under FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking which is designed to allow the Task Force to add a Survivor Leader to its six-person group of cochairs comprised of diverse social service providers and law enforcement organizations. Cochairs perform the following tasksÂ—1) Provide oversight and coordination of the Task Force; 2) Direct human trafficking referrals and complaints to the appropriate investigative agency where referrals are warranted; 3) Provide comprehensive services to victims of human trafficking and/or refer cases to other service provider members of the Task Force when appropriate; 4) Assist with training, education, and outreach to law enforcement and victim service agencies; 5) Attend co-chair and quarterly meetings of the Task Force CA/NCF.
- OVC FY 2020 VOCA Victim Assistance
- STOP Task Force: an anti-trafficking collaboration between BCFS Health and Human Services and the San Antonio Police Department, serving 12 counties in Central Texas.
- FY20 City of San Antonio Police Department Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking