Myths and Misconceptions

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Survivor Reentry Project Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of the support survivors have received from the Survivor Reentry Project thus far and an analysis of the types of criminal charges these survivors have.

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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 |

Housing Training & Technical Assistance Project Flyer

FNUSA’s Housing Training and Technical Assistance Project provide ongoing training & technical assistance to support service providers in learning about housing options and best practices for serving survivors of human trafficking. FNUSA provides policy and procedures support to OVC-funded housing…

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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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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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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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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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Freedom Network USA’s Standards of Care

Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) is committed to the human rights-based approach to addressing human trafficking. Although the services provided may vary from one organization to another, FNUSA members are expected to provide services that are trauma-informed and person-centered. This document…

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Housing Survivors of Human Trafficking During COVID-19

Although housing has always been an essential need for survivors of trafficking, communities throughout the United States are experiencing new challenges with the spread of COVID-19. This fact sheet discusses the challenges and potential solutions for housing survivors of trafficking…

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Housing Options for Survivors of Human Trafficking

In the United States, access to safe and affordable housing is a challenge, especially for survivors of human trafficking. This fact sheet provides a broad overview of options that may be available in the categories of Emergency, Transitional, and Permanent…

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Human Trafficking Housing Options: Partnerships with Landlords

Landlords are essential resources in bridging the housing gap for survivors of trafficking. This fact sheet dives into various aspects of building and maintaining relationships with landlords to house survivors of trafficking.

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Human Trafficking Housing Options: Housing Choice Voucher Programs

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (also know as “Section 8”)  is a rental assistance program funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. This fact sheet discusses the HCV program and how it can be utilized as…

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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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FAQ on Service Provision for Housing Survivors of Trafficking

This fact sheet discusses frequently asked questions on service provision for housing survivors of trafficking. The questions were submitted by participants of a Listening Session hosted by Freedom Network USA and the National Survivor Network on May 21, 2019, for the…

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Housing Needs for Survivors of Trafficking: FAQ Sheet

This FAQ sheet, created by the National Survivor Network, discusses barriers to access and recommendations to shelter and housing programs.

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Rapid Re-Housing: Securing Housing for Survivors of Trafficking

Rapid Re-Housing is a response to homelessness aimed at returning individuals to permanent housing as quickly as possible. This fact sheet explores how rapid re-housing can be utilized to house survivors of trafficking.

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Funding Alert: Housing Funds to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking

This fact sheet provides an overview of the HUD Continuum of Care Domestic Violence Bonus funds and tips for anti-trafficking organizations to apply for the funds.

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A Guide for Anti-Trafficking Programs Working with Domestic Violence Shelters

Domestic violence (DV) shelters are often utilized as emergency housing for survivors of trafficking. This guide provides anti-trafficking programs guidelines on assessing if a DV shelter is a good fit for a trafficking survivor and ideas for creating effective collaborations…

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Myths and Misconceptions

Resource developed by the Greater Louisiana Human Trafficking Task Force to bust the common myths and misconceptions within the anti-trafficking movement.

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