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VOALA Sanctuary:Pomona Comprehensive Services for Victims of Trafficking

Award Information

Award #
2020-VT-BX-0116
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Pomona
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
CA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Location
Awardee County
Los Angeles
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
Total funding (to date)
$749,998

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $749,998)

The goal of the FY 2020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Programs is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. Funding through this program supports direct services to victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking, as well as for efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities over a three-year project period. This award made to Volunteers of America of Los Angeles is funded under FY 2020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking which is designed to Volunteers of America of Los Angeles (VOALA) will implement Sanctuary: Pomona, designed to serve adult and minor victims of sex and labor trafficking, through a comprehensive case management approach that uses trauma-informed, strengths-based and victim-centered models. The program will use as its foundation VOALA’s effective Sanctuary program currently operating in Los Angeles, expanding services to provide services in a new geographic area. The ultimate goal of Sanctuary: Pomona will be to identify and engage trafficking victims and enhance the quality and quantity of services available to trafficking victims in Pomona so that victims are able to achieve their individual goals and increase their feelings of safety and wellbeing.

CA/NCF.

Date Created: November 5, 2020