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Human trafficking

OVC FY 2024 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, including those that provide trauma-informed services. Applicants are invited to apply under five purpose areas. Register for a pre-application webinar on March 19, 2024, 1:00–2:00 p.m., e.t.

OVC FY 2024 Integrated Services for Minor Victims of Human Trafficking

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The goal of this program is to provide services that address the needs of minor victims of sex and labor trafficking through a continuum of trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and gender-responsive services to ensure their safety, security, and healing and to prevent them from being directed to or involved in the justice system. Register for a pre-application webinar on March 5, 2024, 3:00–4:00 p.m., e.t.

OVC FY 2024 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

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OVC seeks applications from states or Tribes to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking. This program aims to improve statewide coordination and multidisciplinary collaboration across systems to address human trafficking involving children and youth. Register for a pre-application webinar on March 13, 2024, 3:30–4:30 p.m., e.t.

Confronting Labor Trafficking Through a Victim-Centered Approach

February 2024

Brecht Donoghue, Director, OVC Human Trafficking Division, led this National Human Trafficking Prevention Month webinar to spotlight labor trafficking and resources available to survivors. Learn about labor trafficking victim needs and resources available through the re-launch of Framework, an OVC-funded, labor trafficking-specific training and technical assistance project.

Register for Webinar on Forced Marriage and its Intersections with Human Trafficking and Other Forms of Violence


Forced marriage is a significant, yet hidden, problem in the United States. The reasons behind forced marriages are complex and varied. Families may view marriage as a way to protect family honor, preserve culture and community, or ensure their child’s well-being and economic security. Nevertheless, forced marriage can have harmful, lifelong consequences for those at risk.

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Learn About OVC’s Multidisciplinary, Victim-Centered Approach to Improving Responses to Victims of Human Trafficking


OVC’s Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Program offers federal funding to both a law enforcement agency and a victim service provider to co-lead a diverse set of multidisciplinary partners to increase victim identification and enhance an overall response to victims and survivors of human trafficking.

A recent article in the latest “COPS Community Policy Dispatch” discusses the resources this program offers. Read the article to learn about...

January 2024 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, National Stalking Awareness Month, Identity Theft Awareness Week, and the release of the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week artwork.