Best Practices for Working with Survivors of Trafficking in Vacatur Cases

Alana Jones |

Working with Landlords While Maintaining Survivor Confidentiality

During this webinar, attendees learned the following: The importance of survivor confidentiality while accessing housing options. Examples of ways housing programs and landlords can work together to provide services and advocacy to survivors. Ideas for outreach planning to build a…

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Alana Jones |

Economic Advocacy in Housing Programs

In this webinar, participants learned how economic empowerment supports survivors’ individual strengths and goal planning. Presenters provided practical and creative ways to offer a spectrum of voluntary economic advocacy case management services beyond budgeting classes.

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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 |

Trauma-Informed Policies & Procedures for Housing Programs

This webinar provided an overview of best practices when creating trauma-informed policies and procedures for housing programs. Attendees learned how to incorporate a trauma-informed lens into their documentation, such as intake forms and screening tools.

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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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Alana Jones |

Collaboration Toolkit for Anti-Trafficking and Housing Programs

This toolkit was created to address the need for collaboration across programs and communities for anti-trafficking and housing programs. The purpose of this toolkit is to provide information on the most meaningful ways to collaborate, form partnerships, and maintain survivor…

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Alana Jones |

Non-Discrimination Practices in Housing Programs

This webinar provided an overview of how housing programs and service providers can successfully employ non-discrimination practices. The presenters shared best practices for how to uphold survivor rights in different types of housing (Ex: shelters, transitional housing, scattered-site housing, residential).  Presenters also discussed the…

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Meg Hughey |

Housing Concepts for Anti-Trafficking Programs: Coordinated Entry

This fact sheet gives housing providers practical tips about Coordinated Entry (CE) systems, and how to use them. This fact sheet also defines what Coordinated Entry is and is not, and provides resources for providers who are looking to learn…

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Alana Jones |

Language Access in Housing Services

This webinar covered the process of creating and implementing a successful language access plan for organizations. Presenters discussed the importance of cultural humility when serving survivors who identify as limited English proficient and deaf or hard of hearing.

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Meg Hughey |

FAQs About the American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs)

This resource provides answers to frequently asked questions about the American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs).

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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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Alana Jones |

Accessing Emergency Housing Vouchers

This webinar provided an overview of the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program. Presenters covered eligibility, requirements, and how anti-trafficking programs can partner with Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Continuums of Care (CoCs) to ensure that survivors of trafficking have access to these vouchers.

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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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Meg Hughey |

Youth Systems Infographic

This 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 and youth survivors…

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Melinda Smith |

The 6 C’s of Becoming an Advocate Video

This is video is an accompaniment to The 6 C’s of Becoming an Advocate toolkit; a collaborative project of The Survivor Alliance, International Institute of Buffalo and Freedom Network USA. The goal of this collaboration is to support human trafficking…

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Melinda Smith |

The 6 C’s of Becoming an Advocate Workbook

This workbook is a tool that allows survivors to both assess their readiness to participate in the anti-trafficking movement and also consider the diverse paths of participation. The toolkit includes a video, which features seasoned survivor leaders, share their work…

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amanda |

CAST’s Physical Presence Advisory (April 2018)

Physical Presence on Account of Trafficking Advisory breaks down the physical presence eligibility requirement and provides successful strategies in approaching this requirement. Created by Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking.

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amanda |

Best Practices for Working with Survivors of Trafficking in Vacatur Cases

This Survivor Reentry Project webinar unpacks what trauma is on various levels and how to recognize common trauma reactions in clients who have survived human trafficking. The purpose of this webinar is to give participants the skills on how to…

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