The Resource Library includes fact sheets, promising practices, tools, templates, and training materials developed by subject-matter experts with direct experience working with survivors. Resource topics address current trends and challenges in the field.
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 and procedure review process, a requirement under the special conditions for the OVC grant, and what services grantees can expect during their grant award.
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.
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 outlines the values and tenants that we actively practice and promote
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.
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 and practices to enhance access to housing for individuals from the LGBTQ+ community.
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 during the pandemic.
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 discuss current challenges and strategies. This call addressed utilizing hotels to house survivors of trafficking. The call will also focused on how service providers can navigate confidentiality while utilizing hotels.
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 Housing, as well as considerations to keep in mind as you connect a survivor to potential resources.
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 discuss current challenges and strategies. This call addressed eviction moratoriums, participants had the opportunity to hear from the National Housing Law Project on the current status of eviction moratoria and what they mean for survivors. HUD programs and protections under VAWA were also explored.
USCIS – U Visa Deferred Action Notice for Foreign National Survivors
Survivor Reentry Project’s sample exhibit for criminal record relief: USCIS’s U visa deferred action notice for foreign national survivors.