This program intends to improve outcomes for children and youth who are victims of human trafficking by—
- integrating human trafficking policy and programming at the state or tribal level; and
- enhancing coordinated, multidisciplinary, and statewide approaches to serving trafficked youth.
OVC FY 2022 Protecting Futures: Building Capacity to Serve Children and Youth Impacted by America’s Drug Crisis
OVC seeks applications to support an entity that will—
- competitively select and fund subawards to support direct services to children and youth who are crime victims impacted by the Nation’s drug crisis; and
- provide technical assistance (TA) to the selected subawardees.
Learn about materials that support children and youth, ages 2–18, as they navigate the justice system. Panelists discuss how OVC's Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials can help children and youth in both criminal and family court settings understand the justice system, their rights, and the roles of different practitioners that they may encounter.
In this video, OVC and Center for Court Innovation staff discuss graphic novels focused on young human trafficking survivors’ experiences, plus an accompanying booklet that focuses on rights, roles, and responsibilities within the justice system. Learn how to use these materials to support victims and witnesses of sex and labor trafficking, ages 12–18. View the Child Victims and Witness Support Materials on Human Trafficking.