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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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Housing Survivors of Human Trafficking During COVID-19

Although housing has always been an essential need for survivors of trafficking, communities throughout the United States are experiencing new challenges with the spread of COVID-19. This fact sheet discusses the challenges and potential solutions for housing survivors of trafficking during the pandemic.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Case Management   Housing   Trauma Informed  

Peer Support Call: Utilizing Hotels to House Survivors of Trafficking During COVID-19

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating housing. The FNTI Housing Project is hosting a series of peer support calls with service providers to discuss current challenges and strategies. This call addressed utilizing hotels to house survivors of trafficking. The call will also focused on how service providers can navigate confidentiality while utilizing hotels.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Housing Options for Survivors of Human Trafficking

In the United States, access to safe and affordable housing is a challenge, especially for survivors of human trafficking. This fact sheet provides a broad overview of options that may be available in the categories of Emergency, Transitional, and Permanent Housing, as well as considerations to keep in mind as you connect a survivor to potential resources.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

Peer Support Call: Eviction Moratoriums

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating housing. The FNTI Housing Project is hosting a series of peer support calls with service providers to discuss current challenges and strategies. This call addressed eviction moratoriums, participants had the opportunity to hear from the National Housing Law Project on the current status of eviction moratoria and what they mean for survivors. HUD programs and protections under VAWA were also explored.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Housing  

USCIS – U Visa Deferred Action Notice for Foreign National Survivors

Survivor Reentry Project’s sample exhibit for criminal record relief: USCIS’s U visa deferred action notice for foreign national survivors.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Legal Services  
Demographics: Foreign National  

USCIS – U Visa Approval Notice for Foreign National Survivors

Survivor Reentry Project’s sample exhibit for criminal record relief: USCIS’s U visa approval notice for foreign national survivors.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Legal Services  
Demographics: Foreign National  

Peer Support Call: Housing Undocumented Survivors of Trafficking During COVID-19

As we navigate the stress and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that anti-trafficking programs may have questions or need support navigating shelter and housing systems. The FNTI Housing Project hosted a peer support call and discussed current challenges and strategies for meeting the housing needs of undocumented survivors during this difficult time.

Survivor Reentry Project’s Social Services Screening Protocol

This guide provides service providers with tips on assessing eligibility for criminal record relief for survivors of human trafficking.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Case Management   Criminal Record Relief   Legal Services  

Use and Integration of Interpreters with Victims of Human Trafficking

This webinar for the Survivor Reentry Project discusses how to identify when interpretation services are necessary and how to respond properly in order to effectively communicate with victims of human trafficking. In addition, this webinar helps participants learn how to create effective language access policies within organizations and agencies.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Webinars & Videos  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Foreign Nationals  

Workable Solutions for Criminal Record Relief Report

In March 2019, the Survivor Reentry Project convened prosecutors with experience working with victims of human trafficking in the criminal legal system to share their knowledge and expertise on criminal record relief practices, and develop a set of guiding principles for prosecutors on criminal record relief for victims to ensure consistency and reliability for survivors attempting to access criminal record relief.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Legal Services   Policy