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GASF Human Trafficking Project

Award Information

Award #
15POVC-21-GG-04237-HT
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Macomb County
  • Oakland County
  • Washtenaw County
  • Wayne County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
MI
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2021
Total funding (to date)
$350,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $350,000)

Global Alliance Solutions Foundation (GASF) provides services in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties of Michigan to all individuals who meet requirements of project funders with an emphasis on empowering women and working with immigrant and refugee communities. GASF provides extensive case management services, respecting the diversity and cultural impact for minorities, and supporting basic and language needs of individuals. Funding will support developing GASF’s capacity to serve victims and survivors of severe human trafficking working with other organizations for guidance and support. Additionally, GASF will continue to provide trauma informed care and advocacy for constituents. Services available will include: legal advocacy, crisis intervention, client orientation, ongoing case management, emotional support through individual and supportive groups (Didactic & Process), counseling, clinical therapy and various mental health modalities (Psychiatric and Psychological), education, employment assistance, housing and shelter advocacy, interpreters and translators, substance abuse treatment, personal care items, food, clothing, and other basic needs. Skills and services for victims will be further identified as part of the training and project development.

 

The GASF Human Trafficking program model infuses collaboration among proven experts and is uniquely thought and strategically tailored to increase the healing and recovery of survivors and support prosecution of human traffickers. Partners include, but are not limited to: Detroit Police Officers Association; Islamic Center of Detroit (ICD); International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit; Alternatives For Girls (AFG); and Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).

Date Created: December 13, 2021