Victim Assistance Grants

OTIP runs two grant assistance programs — one for domestic individuals and the other for foreign nationals.

Access a grantee map that covers anti-trafficking grantees from our office, the Children's Bureau, and the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime.

Domestic Individuals

The Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program (DVHT) provides comprehensive case management, direct services, and referrals to services, including:

  • Short and Long-term housing options
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Mental health counseling
  • Educational opportunities
  • Job training and skills development
  • Legal advocacy
  • Financial advocacy and counseling

The DVHT program empowers organizations and communities to deliver trauma-informed, strength-based, and victim-centered services for domestic individuals who have experienced trafficking. In addition, the program encourages innovative collaboration within communities to ensure long-term outcomes.

Learn more about the results of the Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program.

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Use the map to find contact information for grantees that manage the Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program across the U.S.


Foreign Nationals

The Trafficking Victim Assistance Program (TVAP) funds case management services for foreign national adults and minors who have experienced trafficking and are pursuing HHS certification. The grantees provide assistance through a network of providers throughout the country.

Grantees can help with case management, referrals, and emergency assistance and assist certified individuals and certain family members with federal and state benefits and services. They also help them gain access to:

  • Housing
  • Employability services
  • Mental health screening and therapy
  • Medical care
  • Legal services

Learn more about the results of the Trafficking Victim Assistance Program.

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Use the map to find contact information for grantees that manage the Trafficking Victim Assistance Program across the U.S. and U.S. territories.

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