In addition to the Office for Victims of Crime, many federal government agencies are working to combat human trafficking.
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Prepared by the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center
2015 OVC Report to the Nation, Fiscal Years 2013-2014, Office for Victims of Crime, August 2015
Attorney General’s Annual Report to Congress and Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2015, Office of the Attorney General, June 2016
Attorney General’s Annual Report to Congress and Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2014, Office of the Attorney General, December 2015
Combating Child Sex Trafficking: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2016
Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, 2013
Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking, 2013-2017, President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, January 2014
Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities, National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2014
Evaluation of Strategies to Stabilize and Integrate Adult Survivors of Human Trafficking to the United States, National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2016
Faces of Human Trafficking, Office for Victims of Crime, January 2016
Fact Sheet on Recent Justice Department Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking, U.S. Department of Justice, October 2016
Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States: Fiscal Years 2013-2014 Status Report, Office for Victims of Crime, July 2015
Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States: Fiscal Year 2015 Status Report, Administration for Children and Families, November 2016
A Healing Journey for Alaska Natives, Office for Victims of Crime, October 2016
Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide, Office for Victims of Crime and Bureau of Justice Assistance, October 2014
Indicators of Labor Trafficking Among North Carolina Migrant Farmworkers, National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2013
Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-sponsored, June 2015
National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, U.S. Department of Justice, January 2017
Office for Victims of Crime Snapshot Report: Data Summary From OVC’s Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS), January 1 through December 31, 2012, Office for Victims of Crime, March 2016
Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 2012
Thirty Percent of Migrant Laborers in San Diego Experience Trafficking Violations, National Institute of Justice, July 2013
Trafficking in Persons Report, 2015, U.S. Department of State, July 2015
Trafficking in Persons Report, 2016, U.S. Department of State, June 2016
United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2016, U.S. Department of State, October 2016
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report, Office for Victims of Crime, June 2013
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides comprehensive training, technical assistance, and other support to assist the victim services field in building its collective capacity to serve crime victims. The following offerings pertain to human trafficking.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center
The National Training and Technical Assistance Center provides law enforcement agencies with an array of tools, resources, training, and support required to meet the needs of their communities. Contact BJA NTTAC for more information on the courses offered.
OVC National Calendar of Crime Victim Assistance-Related Events
This resource was created to help victims, victim service providers, allied professionals, and other interested individuals plan, promote, and locate events of interest to the victim service community in their area.
CrimeSolutions.gov is a searchable online database of evidence-based programs covering a range of justice-related topics. The site is a tool to understand, access, and integrate scientific evidence about programs into programmatic and policy decisions.
Legal Services Corporation
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a private, nonprofit corporation established by Congress in 1974. LSC makes grants to independent local programs across the country to provide civil legal services to Americans without considerable financial means. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act granted the LSC the responsibility to extend program services to those eligible for T and U Visas.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, and information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.
VictimLaw, a comprehensive online database of federal, state, and tribal victims’ rights law, is supported by OVC. It includes victims’ rights provisions that pertain specifically to victims of human trafficking in several categories of rights that are most commonly enacted from state to state.
This "one-stop storefront" provides a unified process for all customers of federal grants to find funding opportunities and apply for funding. Grants.gov provides access to all discretionary grants offered by 26 federal grant-making agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Justice, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Labor.