The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking.
OVC will make awards under three program purpose areas.
Purpose Area 1: Developing Capacity to Serve Human Trafficking Victims
The purpose of these awards is to support—
- victim services organizations that have limited or no prior experience in serving victims of human trafficking, and/or
- victim service organizations that have limited or no prior experience in receiving direct federal funding to serve victims of human trafficking.
Under Purpose Area 1, OVC expects to make up to five awards of up to $440,000 each for a 36-month period of performance to begin on October 1, 2022.
Purpose Area 2: Enhancing Access to Comprehensive Services for Human Trafficking Victims
Awards will be made to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of serving human trafficking victims with a comprehensive range of direct services. The purpose of these awards is to enhance victims’ access the to diverse services that victims of labor and sex trafficking often require to address their needs.
Under Purpose Area 2, OVC expects to make up to 16 awards of up to $950,000 for a 36-month period of performance to begin on October 1, 2022.
Purpose Area 3: Specialized Services for Human Trafficking Victims
Awards will be made to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing a specialized service beyond case management to victims of human trafficking. The goal is to increase the quality and quantity of the identified specialized service to assist victims of all forms of human trafficking.
Under Purpose Area 3, OVC expects to make up to 12 awards of up to $800,000 for a 36-month period of performance to begin on October 1, 2022.
During a pre-application webinar on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.
Number of Awards: 43
Total Amount Awarded: $32,617,946
- Highland Park
- Statewide, with a focus on Montgomery and Prince George's County
Comprehensive Legal & Human Services for Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking from Agricultural and Other Rural Low-Wage Industries
Comprehensive Services for All Victims of Human Trafficking in San Diego County through Lifeline's Project LIFE Program
- San Diego County
- Western Michigan
- Schenectady County
- Lake County
- Los Angeles County
- Cumberland County
- York County
- Androscoggin County
Enhancing Access to Comprehensive Services for Human Trafficking Victims in the San Francisco Bay Area
- Alameda County
Enhancing services to male-identified victims and survivors of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
- Charleston County
- Berkeley County
- 19 Counties of Big Country and West Texas
- Alameda County
New York Asian Women's Center, Inc. (DBA Womankind) proposes to enhance it's anti-human trafficking program, serving sex and labor trafficked survivors in New York City' five boroughs.
- New York City
- Miami-Dade County
Promoting Racial Equity through Specialized Legal Services for Underserved Alaska Victims of Human Trafficking
- Charlotte County
- Collier County
- DeSoto County
- Glades County
- Hardee County
- Hendry County
- Lee County
- Manatee County
- Sarasota County
- Central Florida
Purpose Area 1: A proposal to develop, expand and strengthen service provisions for victims of human trafficking of all types within Atlantic County, New Jersey and surrounding counties.
- Atlantic County and surrounding counties
Removing Barriers to Employment, Education, Housing and More for Human Trafficking Survivors through Criminal Record Clearing
- Southern California, with a Focus on Los Angeles
- Clackamas County
- Marion County
- Washington County
- Philadelphia County
- Bucks County
- Chester County
- Delaware County
- Montgomery County
- Camden County
- Cumberland County
- Gloucester County