So, you took Measurable Change’s Human Trafficking 101 training or maybe OVC’s Voluntary Services training, but you still have questions. “How do I support survivors once they’re out of trafficking? What barriers to help-seeking exist for survivors from different communities? What advice do you have for directly working with survivors?”
In short: What can I actually do to make a difference?
Luckily, we heard you and are here to help! Check out this compilation of some of the best and newest resources and trainings below from around the nation that address many of the questions you had and offer practical advice for advocates working with and supporting survivors of human trafficking.
And please, as always, don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re still looking for something!
Guide from the Polaris Project
This helpful factsheet breaks down the new Debt Bondage Repair Act (launched July 2022), which is “a process through which survivors of human trafficking can apply to have adverse credit information resulting from their trafficking experience removed from their credit reports.” This guide provides an overview of the act and credit scores, provides information about requirements and eligibility, and walks through the process from application submission to appealing the decision.