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.
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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 guidance provided within the document will include ways that these tiers can be woven into short, medium, and long-term housing services.
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 courts. Throughout this document, we will briefly cover how housing programs can begin to identify and define labor trafficking, screen for labor trafficking, and incorporate practices that include labor trafficking survivors seeking housing services.
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 within anti-trafficking housing programs.
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.
Levels: Advanced Intermediate Introductory
Material Types: Promising Practices Reports Tools
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking Sex Trafficking
Keywords: Awareness Case Management Foreign Nationals Legal Services Policy Program Management Promising Practices Public Health Safety Planning Sex Work Trauma Informed
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.
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.
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.
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.
Housing First: Improving Access to Housing for Youth Survivors
This fact sheet discusses the principles of Housing First, and how these principles benefit youth survivors of trafficking.The fact sheet also makes suggestions on best practices when working with youth survivors of trafficking, and how these practices can be implemented.
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