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Howard County Human Trafficking Prevention Coordination Council: This funding would operationalize the HCHTPCC and significantly expand the capacity of County Police and service providers.

Award Information

Award #
2020-VT-BX-K020
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Howard County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
MD
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Location
Awardee County
Howard County
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
Total funding (to date)
$545,329

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $545,329)

The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking, to include enhancing the capacity of law enforcement and other stakeholders to identify victims and provide justice for those victims through the investigation and prosecution of their traffickers. This award made to Howard County is funded under FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking which is designed to support the Howard County Human Trafficking Prevention Coordination Council to dramatically expand: 1) their capacity to conduct trauma-informed investigations in partnership with the law enforcement partners at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Customs and Immigration, Homeland Security Investigations; 2) increase high-quality, survivor-centered services to sex and labor trafficking survivors at HopeWorks, and 3) build out the collaborative, systems-based work of the Coordination Council. CA/NCF.

Date Created: November 9, 2020