United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2017

Alana Jones |

Building Trauma-informed Practices for Anti-Trafficking Housing Programs

This toolkit aims to provide a framework that anti-human trafficking providers offering housing services can utilize to build trauma-informed, person-centered, and voluntary housing programs for trafficking survivors.

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Alana Jones |

The Intersection of Substance Use and Housing

This fact sheet provides an in-depth overview of the intersection of substance use and housing. It details how providers can support survivors who may be actively using substances through trauma-informed and voluntary services. The fact sheet also provides tips for…

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amanda |

Supporting the Education and Employment Needs of Survivors with Criminal Records Factsheet

This factsheet, created by Freedom Network USA and Futures Without Violence, explains the barriers that trafficking survivors who have criminal records face and what advocates can do to support them with their education and employment needs.

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amanda |

Path to Freedom Report

In this report, twelve of the leading non-profit organizations in the country outline a set of best practices for programs that seek to promote entrepreneurship for survivors of trafficking, and individuals with intersecting vulnerabilities.

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Alana Jones |

Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing: Parents and Guardians

This webinar is part two of the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing training recorded on April 1, 2021. The webinar built on the previous training while focusing on serving survivors who identify as parents or guardians. The presenters discussed…

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Meg Hughey |

Housing First: Improving Access to Housing for Youth Survivors

This fact sheet discusses the principles of Housing First, and how these principles benefit youth survivors of trafficking.The fact sheet also makes suggestions on best practices when working with youth survivors of trafficking, and how these practices can be implemented.

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Meg Hughey |

Accessing Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for Trafficking Survivors

This resource discusses what Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) are, who is eligible to receive them, and how anti-trafficking programs can partner with public housing agencies (PHAs) and Continuums of Care (CoCs) to receive referrals for EHVs.

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Haley Epping |

Sample Trauma-Responsive Policy- Appendix C

This is a Sample HR Trauma-Responsive Policy produced by Kristy Cho.

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Meg Hughey |

Youth Systems Infographic – Printable 2 Page Version

This 2 page, printable infographic provides a visual representation of the pathways of services and housing options that youth survivors of human trafficking may have access to. This resource is intended for service and housing providers who work with youth…

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amanda |

Housing First for Youth Survivors of Trafficking

Youth survivors often have limited options and access to housing services or are placed in housing situations that may not be trauma-informed. Survivors of human trafficking between the ages of 13-24 have additional and specialized needs that housing programs need…

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Housing Solutions for Male Survivors of Trafficking

Identifying and accessing housing options for male survivors can be difficult. Shelters and housing programs often cater to female survivors of trafficking, excluding boys and men. This webinar addresses practical ways service providers can be more responsive to the needs…

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Follow-Up Technical Assistance Session: Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters

This technical assistance session is a follow-up to the webinar on Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters. Expert panelists dive into case scenarios and answer questions on promising practices for shelters that are centered on self-determination, survivor choice, and trauma-informed services.

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Collaborating with Homeless Shelters to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking

Homeless shelters are designed to provide emergency housing to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Survivors of trafficking may utilize homeless shelters as an emergency housing option. This fact sheet discusses collaboration with homeless shelters in order to serve survivors of…

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Standards of Care for the U.S. Anti-Trafficking Field

This white paper explores establishing Standards of Care for the anti-trafficking field in the United States. The author discusses the need to establish basic guidelines to ensure consistent service provision regardless of the geographic area in which services are accessed.

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on…

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amanda |

Practice Update: Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs) in Denied Humanitarian-based Immigration Cases

In May and June of 2019, practitioners reported that USCIS issued a number of NTAs in connection with denied U and T visa applications. This practice update addresses some of the actions practitioners can take in individual cases as well as…

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amanda |

Practice Implications for Commercially Sex Trafficked Youth

Report published by Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking,  evaluates a youth program through the evaluation of the demographic characteristics, services provided, an assessment of impact and provides recommendations for future program services.

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amanda |

Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global…

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Karen Romero |

United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2017

 The 2017 annual report developed by the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. The U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking is comprised of eleven survivor leaders who bring their expertise and experience to advise and provide recommendations to the…

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