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Housing assistance and supportive services for survivors of human trafficking

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Fairfield County
  • New Haven
  • Accepting Referrals from Across the State
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $600,000)

The Global Partnership to End Human Trafficking (PEHT) will serve survivors of human trafficking in Fairfield County and New Haven, Connecticut, accepting referrals from across the state. PEHT’s two-year transitional housing program will provide culturally appropriate, trauma-informed, comprehensive services for survivors of human trafficking in collaboration with a variety of local partners. Transitional housing residents will receive free food and shelter as well as access to direct supportive services in the form of comprehensive one-on-one case management, life skills education, psychoeducational group classes, and job training. Residents will also have access to a network of community partners who offer additional mental and physical health services. PEHT will also offer short-term housing assistance for eligible individuals and families. PEHT offers participants assistance with one-time relocation expenses, first and last months’ rent and security deposits, partial rental assistance for a minimum of six months, utility assistance, and access to supportive and referral services via one-on-one mobile comprehensive case management.

Date Created: December 7, 2021