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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.




Search Results 11 matching results for "Men and Boys"

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 cause to those in the sex trades.

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.

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 model organizationally and how this approach can support organizations not only in service provision but also in staff retention, diversifying funding streams, and ways to create multi-level buy-in within organizations.

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.

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.

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.

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 survivors decide how or if they want to be involved in the anti-trafficking movement. This video features seasoned survivor leaders from across the US. They share details about the work they do and the lessons they have learned along the way. You can find the accompanying workbook here. 

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 and experiences in the field. 

Housing Solutions for Male Survivors of Trafficking

Identifying and accessing housing options for male survivors can be difficult. Shelters and housing programs often cater to female survivors of trafficking, excluding boys and men. This webinar addresses practical ways service providers can be more responsive to the needs of male survivors and explore housing options that have been useful after exiting a trafficking situation.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Promising Practices   Referral   Trauma Informed  
Demographics: Men and Boys  

Faces of Human Trafficking: Effective Victim Services

Faces of Human Trafficking is a nine-video series created by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) that blends the experiences of a diverse group of human trafficking survivors and professionals from across the Nation to raise awareness of the seriousness of this crime. This video includes information on the importance of providing victim-centered, trauma-informed services to meet the wide array of needs experienced by trafficking victims. Coordination and collaboration are critical in responding to the diverse population of trafficking survivors, as no one provider can meet all of the needs of all types of trafficking victims.