Freedom Network USA’s Standards of Care

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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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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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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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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Alana Jones |

Assessing Fair Market Rent

This tool will assist service providers with understanding Fair Market Rent and Rent Reasonableness when providing rental assistance through federal funds.

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Alana Jones |

Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Healthcare and Behavioral Health Systems

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) has released a new report on core competencies, or skill sets that healthcare and behavioral health practitioners should have in order to more effectively identify…

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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 |

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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