Use and Integration of Interpreters with Victims of Human Trafficking

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 |

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 |

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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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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Alana Jones |

Emergency Housing Vouchers and Immigration Status Requirements

This webinar was built upon information shared in our previous webinar on the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program. This webinar focused on the eligibility requirements for immigrant survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence. The presenter also discussed how…

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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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Alana Jones |

Navigating the End of the Eviction Moratorium

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has extended the national eviction moratorium to July 30th, 2021. This call focused on the expiration of the eviction moratorium and how providers can navigate this change. Presenters covered ways that providers…

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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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Alana Jones |

Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing

The webinar provided attendees with an understanding of how substance use intersects with human trafficking and shared practical examples of best practices to house survivors who may be actively using.

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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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Alana Jones |

Accessing Shelter Options Through the Safe Shelter Collaborative

This webinar introduced the Safe Shelter Collaborative and then explored how anti-trafficking providers can use the collaborative to house survivors of trafficking.

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amanda |

An Introduction to the Housing Training and Technical Assistance Project

This webinar, hosted on October 1, 2020, gives new OVC grantees an overview of FNUSA’s Housing TTA Project. We share upcoming activities, resources, and support available to OVC Housing grantees through the Housing TTA Project. We also discuss the policy…

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amanda |

Utilizing VOCA Funding to House Survivors of Trafficking

This webinar will gave participants an overview of what VOCA funds are, how to access them, and how to utilize them to house survivors of trafficking.

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amanda |

Peer Support Call: Deep Dive on Eviction Moratoriums

In this second call on eviction moratoriums, participants had the opportunity to hear from the National Housing Law Project on the current status of eviction moratoriums, what they mean for survivors, and how service providers can navigate evictions.

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amanda |

Housing LGBTQ+ Survivors of Trafficking

LGBTQ+ individuals experience high rates of homelessness, have a heightened vulnerability of being exploited, and are often excluded from housing programs. This webinar discusses the challenges that LGBTQ+ survivors face in accessing safe and stable housing and explores housing models…

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amanda |

Peer Support Call: Utilizing Hotels to House Survivors of Trafficking During COVID-19

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating housing. The FNTI Housing Project is hosting a series of peer support calls with service providers to…

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amanda |

Peer Support Call: Eviction Moratoriums

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating housing. The FNTI Housing Project is hosting a series of peer support calls with service providers to…

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amanda |

Peer Support Call: Housing Undocumented Survivors of Trafficking During COVID-19

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating shelter and housing systems. The FNTI Housing Project hosted a peer support call and discussed current challenges…

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amanda |

Use and Integration of Interpreters with Victims of Human Trafficking

This webinar for the Survivor Reentry Project discusses how to identify when interpretation services are necessary and how to respond properly in order to effectively communicate with victims of human trafficking. In addition, this webinar helps participants learn how to…

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