Intake Guidelines for Anti-Trafficking Housing Programs

Abigael Sogbesan |

An Introduction to the Housing TTA Project: Grantee Orientation with FNUSA & OVC

This webinar was produced by Freedom Network USA under Grant Number 15POVC-23-GK-04059-HT, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this document are…

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Isiejah Allen |

Themes for the National Standards of Care

As part of the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)’s Standards of Care initiative, and in collaboration and consultation with the Technical Working…

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Isiejah Allen |

Housing Navigators: An Innovative Strategy to Improve Housing Access for Trafficking Survivors

This webinar discussed the newly introduced Housing Navigator position in anti-trafficking housing programs, the skill sets needed within this position, organizational hiring and retention strategies, and how incorporating a Housing Navigator supports innovative strategies for Human Trafficking survivors seeking housing…

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Abigael Sogbesan |

Applying the Five Tiers of Economic Empowerment to Anti-Trafficking Housing Programs

This resource will provide multiple strategies to support trafficking survivors’ education and employment growth. Utilizing the Futures Without Violence Five Tiers of Economic Empowerment model, service providers can implement economic empowerment throughout a range of shelter and housing options. The…

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Abigael Sogbesan |

Labor Trafficking Considerations for Housing Providers

Labor Trafficking is often under-identified due to a lack of training and awareness. Survivors of labor trafficking may be eligible for resources such as housing, case management, immigration relief, record expungement, public benefits, and restitution through both civil and criminal…

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Isiejah Allen |

Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers: Process Guidance

This process guidance document was developed by RTI through FNUSA’s Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers Project. It provides a transparent, systematic, evidence-based process to achieve consensus and develop standards of care for anti-human trafficking service providers.

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Isiejah Allen |

Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers: Literature Review

This literature review report was developed by RTI through FNUSA’s Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers Project. It provides an analysis of the existing literature on Standards of Care in the anti-trafficking field.

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Isiejah Allen |

Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers: Criteria for Development

This criteria document was developed by RTI through FNUSA’s Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers Project. It establishes a four-part criterion for creating and developing standards of care under this project.

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Isiejah Allen |

Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers: Criteria Checklist

This checklist document was developed by RTI through FNUSA’s Standards of Care for Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers Project. It provides a concise form to ensure that all the components of the criteria for developing a standard of care have been…

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Abigael Sogbesan |

Housing Navigators: An Innovative Strategy to Improving Housing Access for Trafficking Survivors

Housing Navigators are one strategy for assisting survivors of trafficking who face unique housing barriers. This resource will provide an overview of the Housing Navigator position, explain the specific responsibilities of the position, and how those duties can be implemented…

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Melinda Smith |

Re-Centering Sex Worker Safety in Anti-Trafficking Work: Perspectives from the Field.

Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) and the National Survivor Network (NSN) have developed the following guidelines to help anti-trafficking organizations work more collaboratively with sex worker safety advocates, some of whom experienced human trafficking, and to reduce harm that anti-trafficking efforts…

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Abigael Sogbesan |

Housing Male-Identifying Survivors of Human Trafficking

Male survivors of human trafficking experience unique barriers when seeking shelter and housing assistance. This document provides foundational guidance on the challenges that male survivors face, along with strategies to increase the availability of services and support.

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Melinda Smith |

An Organizational Approach to Voluntary Services

This webinar delves deeper into the philosophies and principles of voluntary services and discusses how organizations can adopt and implement a voluntary services model organizationally. Attendees will learn from experts about the benefits and challenges of implementing a voluntary services…

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Melinda Smith |

Voluntary Services FAQ

This FAQ addresses frequently asked questions from anti-trafficking housing providers regarding implementing a voluntary services model in shelter and housing programs.

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Melinda Smith |

Serving Human Trafficking Survivors with Disabilities in Housing

The webinar will delve into disability justice for survivors of human trafficking and explore how housing programs can assist survivors with disabilities in navigating housing systems, including partnering with local agencies supporting those with disabilities to provide wrap-around support.

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Freedom Network Community |

Voluntary Services for Housing Providers

This webinar aimed to discuss the concepts of voluntary services and how they can be applied to housing programs and review policies and procedures through a voluntary services lens. Breakout groups facilitated the discussion of several different scenarios to expound…

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Freedom Network Community |

Culturally Responsive Housing Programs

This webinar discussed the growing need for culturally responsive housing programs in the U.S. and provided key tools for examining and developing culturally responsive and inclusive housing programs for survivors of human trafficking.

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Freedom Network Community |

Screening Guidelines for Housing Programs

This document provides anti-trafficking service providers with tips on best practices for screening trafficking survivors for housing programs. This resource includes information about screening in, eligibility criteria, and warm referrals when working with housing survivors of trafficking.

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Freedom Network Community |

Housing Intake Template

This template provides a fillable questionnaire to  assist anti-trafficking service providers with completing a housing intake with a survivor. This resource includes questions about survivor health and wellbeing, safety, and housing needs.

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Freedom Network Community |

Intake Guidelines for Anti-Trafficking Housing Programs

This intake guide gives anti-trafficking service providers information on how to best conduct a survivor intake into a housing program. This resource includes recommendations on questions to ask at intake, ways to conduct a successful intake.

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