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Housing First for Youth Survivors of Trafficking

Youth survivors often have limited options and access to housing services or are placed in housing situations that may not be trauma-informed. Survivors of human trafficking between the ages of 13-24 have additional and specialized needs that housing programs need to account for. This webinar introduces the concept of Housing First for youth survivors. It addresses common practices found in youth programs that are harmful to survivors and how trauma-informed, survivor-centered practices can be implemented.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Promising Practices   Trauma Informed  
Demographics: Youth  

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  

Follow-Up Technical Assistance Session: Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters

This technical assistance session is a follow-up to the webinar on Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters. Expert panelists dive into case scenarios and answer questions on promising practices for shelters that are centered on self-determination, survivor choice, and trauma-informed services.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Promising Practices   Trauma Informed  

Human Trafficking Housing Options: Housing Choice Voucher Programs

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (also know as "Section 8")  is a rental assistance program funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. This fact sheet discusses the HCV program and how it can be utilized as a resource while housing survivors of trafficking.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Collaborating with Homeless Shelters to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking

Homeless shelters are designed to provide emergency housing to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Survivors of trafficking may utilize homeless shelters as an emergency housing option. This fact sheet discusses collaboration with homeless shelters in order to serve survivors of trafficking.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Promising Practices   Referral  

FAQ on Service Provision for Housing Survivors of Trafficking

This fact sheet discusses frequently asked questions on service provision for housing survivors of trafficking. The questions were submitted by participants of a Listening Session hosted by Freedom Network USA and the National Survivor Network on May 21, 2019, for the HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Trauma-Informed Practices in Shelters

Survivors of trafficking often need housing assistance after exiting their trafficking situation. Domestic violence, homeless or human trafficking specific shelters, unfortunately, may have practices that mirror trafficking experiences and heighten the risk of re-traumatization. This webinar provides participants a foundation for understanding and implementing trauma-informed practices in shelters. Participants explore promising practices for shelters that are centered on self-determination, survivor choice, and trauma-informed services.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Trauma Informed  

Housing Needs for Survivors of Trafficking: FAQ Sheet

This FAQ sheet, created by the National Survivor Network, discusses barriers to access and recommendations to shelter and housing programs.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Rapid Re-Housing: Securing Housing for Survivors of Trafficking

Rapid Re-Housing is a response to homelessness aimed at returning individuals to permanent housing as quickly as possible. This fact sheet explores how rapid re-housing can be utilized to house survivors of trafficking.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Funding Alert: Housing Funds to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking

This fact sheet provides an overview of the HUD Continuum of Care Domestic Violence Bonus funds and tips for anti-trafficking organizations to apply for the funds.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing