- Rural Nebraska
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $310,949)
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 Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition is funded under FY 2020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking which is designed to The Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (Nebraska Coalition) will strengthen services provided to human trafficking survivors in rural Nebraska by equipping the sexual assault and domestic violence crisis centers in these communities to identify survivors of human trafficking and provide trauma-competent and survivor-centered services. The Nebraska Coalition will work specifically with the Rape/Domestic Abuse Program (R/DAP) and Haven House to implement this project. Both agencies are members of the Nebraska Coalitions network of programs and meet program standards for dual sexual/domestic violence crisis centers in Nebraska. The project will address the following goals: 1) increase the programs ability to identify human trafficking survivors; 2) build community readiness to identify survivors of human trafficking and make appropriate referrals to services; and 3) increase the capacity of Haven House and R/DAP to serve survivors of human trafficking. CA/NCF.