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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.

 

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Supporting the Education and Employment Needs of Survivors with Criminal Records Factsheet

This factsheet, created by Freedom Network USA and Futures Without Violence, explains the barriers that trafficking survivors who have criminal records face and what advocates can do to support them with their education and employment needs.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Reports  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Promising Practices  

Collaboration Toolkit for Anti-Trafficking and Housing Programs

This toolkit was created to address the need for collaboration across programs and communities for anti-trafficking and housing programs. The purpose of this toolkit is to provide information on the most meaningful ways to collaborate, form partnerships, and maintain survivor confidentiality. Additionally, this toolkit contains supplemental resources and a sample Memorandum of Understanding to assist with collaboration building.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Non-Discrimination Practices in Housing Programs

This webinar provided an overview of how housing programs and service providers can successfully employ non-discrimination practices. The presenters shared best practices for how to uphold survivor rights in different types of housing (Ex: shelters, transitional housing, scattered-site housing, residential).  Presenters also discussed the protected classes covered under federal civil rights laws, including race, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, and physical or mental disability.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Standards of Care   Trauma Informed  
Demographics: Adults   LGBTQIA+  

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.

Path to Freedom Report

In this report, twelve of the leading non-profit organizations in the country outline a set of best practices for programs that seek to promote entrepreneurship for survivors of trafficking, and individuals with intersecting vulnerabilities.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Reports  
Keywords: Foreign Nationals   Immigration   Policy   Promising Practices  

Housing Concepts for Anti-Trafficking Programs: Coordinated Entry

This fact sheet gives housing providers practical tips about Coordinated Entry (CE) systems, and how to use them. This fact sheet also defines what Coordinated Entry is and is not, and provides resources for providers who are looking to learn more on this topic.
Levels: Intermediate   Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Case Management   Housing   Program Management   Standards of Care   Trauma Informed  
Demographics: Adults  

Language Access in Housing Services

This webinar covered the process of creating and implementing a successful language access plan for organizations. Presenters discussed the importance of cultural humility when serving survivors who identify as limited English proficient and deaf or hard of hearing.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  
Demographics: Adults  

Emergency Housing Vouchers and Immigration Status Requirements

This webinar was built upon information shared in our previous webinar on the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program. This webinar focused on the eligibility requirements for immigrant survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence. The presenter also discussed how mixed-status families can utilize the EHV program.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Immigration  
Demographics: Adults  

Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing: Parents and Guardians

This webinar is part two of the Intersection of Substance Use and Housing training recorded on April 1, 2021. The webinar built on the previous training while focusing on serving survivors who identify as parents or guardians. The presenters discussed best practices in serving parent survivors while maintaining a trauma-informed, person-centered, and voluntary services housing model.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing   Promising Practices   Trauma Informed  
Demographics: Adults  

Navigating the End of the Eviction Moratorium

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has extended the national eviction moratorium to July 30th, 2021. This call focused on the expiration of the eviction moratorium and how providers can navigate this change. Presenters covered ways that providers can prepare for the ending of the moratorium and continue to support survivors with their housing needs.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  
Demographics: Adults