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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.
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.
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.
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.
Standards of Care for the U.S. Anti-Trafficking Field
This white paper explores establishing Standards of Care for the anti-trafficking field in the United States. The author discusses the need to establish basic guidelines to ensure consistent service provision regardless of the geographic area in which services are accessed.