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STOP Task Force: an anti-trafficking collaboration between BCFS Health and Human Services and the San Antonio Police Department, serving 12 counties in Central Texas.

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • 12 counties in the Greater San Antonio, Texas Region
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $850,000)

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 BCFS Health and Human Services is funded under FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking which is designed to supoort The South Texas Officers and Prosecutors (STOP) Task Force to continue its countertrafficking task force operations in the 12-county greater San Antonio, Texas region. The STOP Task Force has 4 goals: 1) increase the community’s identification of survivors of all forms of trafficking; 2) enhance all area partners’ capacity to serve survivors; 3) develop and execute task force protocols; and 4) increase arrests and prosecutions. CA/NCF.

Date Created: September 21, 2020