Victim Assistance Grants
- 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.
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:
- Employability services
- Mental health screening and therapy
- Medical care
- Legal services