Accessing Emergency Housing Vouchers

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 |

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 |

Housing Policy & Procedure Review Flyer

OVC Human Trafficking Housing Grantees are required to submit policies and procedures relevant to the OVC-funded housing project to Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) for review, as outlined in their Award Conditions. The review process is an opportunity to receive feedback…

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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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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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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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Haley Epping |

2022 Member Report

Our Member Report showcases the diverse expertise of members. It offers a snapshot of who is experiencing human trafficking, what services they are receiving, and the challenges they still face.

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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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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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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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