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Trauma-Informed Transitional Housing and Supportive Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in Mississippi

Award Information

Award #
2020-VT-BX-0067
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • 17 Southeastern Counties of Mississippi, including Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, George, Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Smith, and Wayne
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
MS
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Location
Awardee County
Harrison
Congressional District
Status
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2020
Total funding (to date)
$379,996

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $379,996)

The goal of the FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking Program is to support housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking throughout the United States, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. Funding through this solicitation supports programs that provide 6 to 24 months of transitional housing with support services to victims of human trafficking who are in need of housing as a result of human trafficking. Funding will be provided over a three-year project period. The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence’s Transitional Housing (TH) Program will provide housing assistance – including payments for rent, utilities, and deposits – as well as a wide range of flexible, optional services to adult victims and their dependent children in the 17 Southeastern counties of Mississippi, including Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, George, Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Smith and Wayne. The Center will partner with other South and Southeastern Mississippi agencies to provide housing and supportive services to participants, including those from underserved populations. For this project, the Center will partner with Back Bay Mission, Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, Open Doors Homeless Coalition, The Shafer Center, Gulfport Job Corps and Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers Project partners will assist in addressing victim safety; provide supportive services, such as counseling, case management, and financial planning; Additionally, Project Partners will assist in the provision of specialized trainings area partners including law enforcement, courts and the faith based community CA/NCF
Date Created: August 4, 2020