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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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technical Assistance Session: Working with Homeless Shelters to House Survivors of Human Trafficking
This Technical Assistance Session is a follow-up to the webinar on Working with Homeless Shelters to House Survivors of Human Trafficking. Expert panelists respond to questions on best practices for care provision, safety planning, eligibility and effective collaboration with homeless shelters.
Working with Homeless Shelters to House Survivors of Human Trafficking
This webinar explores homeless shelters as a potential housing resource for survivors of trafficking. Panelists shared information on identifying when a referral may be good fit for a survivor and shared best practices for training and collaboration with homeless shelters.
Technical Assistance Session: Effective Collaboration Between Anti-Trafficking & Domestic Violence Programs
This Technical Assistance Session is a follow-up to the the webinar on Effective Collaboration Between Anti-Trafficking & Domestic Violence Programs. Expert panelists respond to questions on best practices for safety planning, funding, eligibility and effective collaboration. Due to technical difficulties, the first 15 minutes of the call were not recorded.