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OVC FY 2022 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

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This program intends to improve outcomes for children and youth who are victims of human trafficking by—

  • integrating human trafficking policy and programming at the state or tribal level; and
  • enhancing coordinated, multidisciplinary, and statewide approaches to serving trafficked youth.

Register for a pre-application webinar on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 1:00–2:00 p.m., eastern time.

OVC FY 2022 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

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The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking. OVC will make awards under three program purpose areas.

Register for a pre-application webinar on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 1:00–2:00 p.m., eastern time.

OVC FY 2022 Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Through this solicitation, OVC will support the provision of training and technical assistance and the development of tools and resources to assist service providers and the anti-human trafficking field in ensuring successful outcomes for survivors of human trafficking.

OVC FY 2022 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking

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OVC seeks applications for funding to support housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking throughout the United States. Rapid Rehousing—a type of housing assistance in which supportive services and transitional housing are provided to assist victims to move as quickly as possible into permanent housing and achieve stability—is the primary focus of this solicitation.

OVC FY 2022 Project Beacon: Increasing Access to Services for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Human Trafficking Program

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The overarching goal of this program is to increase the quantity and quality of victim-centered services available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking in urban areas. This will be accomplished by developing the capacity of urban Indian centers to meet victims’ needs by providing a comprehensive range of services either in-house or through referrals to a network of collaborative partners.

Standards of Care for Human Trafficking Survivors

March 2022

Office for Victims of Crime Director Kristina Rose and the Office on Trafficking in Persons Director Katherine Chon discuss programs managed by both offices that support survivors of human trafficking. They also discuss how the anti-trafficking field has evolved over decades and highlight a new joint effort to develop standards of care for service providers supporting human trafficking survivors.

OVC Transfer DCR-Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking

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The purpose of the Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program is to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that implement collaborative approaches to combating all forms of human trafficking within the United States sex trafficking and labor trafficking of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens (of all sexes and ages). OVC and BJA intend for funding through this program...

OVC Transfer DCR- FY 17 Enhanced Collaborative Model To Combat Human Trafficking

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OVC and BJA will award between $600,000 and $900,000 to law enforcement agencies and victim service providers to work collaboratively to enhance multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that combat sex and labor trafficking of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens of all sexes and ages. Eligible applicants are law enforcement agencies and victim service providers who submit separate but coordinated proposals that outline how the funding...

OVC Materials for Trafficked Youth – A Journey Through and Beyond the Legal System

February 2022

In this video, OVC and Center for Court Innovation staff discuss graphic novels focused on young human trafficking survivors’ experiences, plus an accompanying booklet that focuses on rights, roles, and responsibilities within the justice system. Learn how to use these materials to support victims and witnesses of sex and labor trafficking, ages 12–18. View the Child Victims and Witness Support Materials on Human Trafficking.