Trafficking Victims Assistance Program
The Trafficking Victims Assistance Program (TVAP) provides comprehensive and strength-based services for children and adult survivors of human trafficking so they can heal, get the justice they deserve and have safe and empowered lives.
If you answer yes to any of these questions, please give us a call
- Has anyone forced or pressured you to touch them or someone else sexually in exchange for safety, money or something of value?
- Have you ever worked (or did other activities) without getting the payment you thought you would get or were promised?
- Did anyone where you worked (or did other activities) threaten you or someone you care about?
WHO WE HELP
- Any victim of human trafficking including women, men, children, foreign nationals or U.S. citizens
- Qualifying family members
How we can help
- Assistance with basic needs: food, clothing, housing and transportation
- Assistance in finding emergency, transitional and long-term housing
- Support services including
- Safety planning
- Mentorship program
- Monthly women’s support group
- Informational workshops on employment readiness, immigration policies, access to housing assistance, etc.
- Culturally and linguistically sensitive services
- Referrals to legal services, medical, mental health, and dental care, and vocational and educational programs
- Advocacy to help navigate the public benefits system
- Family reunification (If eligible)
- Employment services and connections with potential employers
Outreach and awareness
- Staff conduct awareness presentations at community events and partner organizations. If you are interested in learning more about what we do and/or having a staff member train your team, please contact us at TVAP@cc-dc.org.