Services: Comprehensive immigration legal services to all victims of trafficking.
Covenant House Florida
Services: 24-hour shelter for any child under the age of 21 who is homeless, abused, neglected or at risk. Has both a crisis center and transitional housing. Children have access to counseling, case management, substance abuse treatment, employment assistance, independent living (classes for money management, grocery shopping and parenting education); the transitional housing is available for a maximum of two years and it is available for older adolescents.
Florida Freedom Partnership
Services: Assistance for pre-certified and certified victims of trafficking; provides housing, counseling, legal services, cash assistance, bus passes, furniture, ESOL or literacy classes for pre-certified victims. Because funding for certified victims has more restrictions, cash assistance is
not available to certified victims. However, certified victims are eligible for gift cards for supermarkets or pharmacies as well as employment services and ESOL or literacy classes.
Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center
FIAC Lucha Project
Services: Comprehensive legal representation and case management for immigrant victims of both labor trafficking and sex trafficking (and provide referrals to numerous other organizations that assist victims of trafficking); also conducts trainings for law enforcement and for service
providers on human trafficking.
Services: Assists Filipino victims of trafficking in south Florida; files reports with the Department of Homeland Security and the Florida Office of the Attorney General, serves as a direct liaison with the Government of the Philippines, and provides referrals to organizations that assist victims of human trafficking.
Services: Housing and case management for minors to include therapy (has highly specialized multidisciplinary team that addresses sex abuse); Project Gold focuses on the needs of child victims of sex trafficking between the ages of 11-18 (both domestic and foreign-born).
International Rescue Committee
Services: Case management for international children and adults victims of trafficking. IRC has a program for pre- certified victims and another for certified victims; both programs include assistance with counseling and mental health, cash assistance, and referrals for legal representation and housing.
Lutheran Services Florida
Services: Provides services for international victims of human trafficking through funding from USCCB; assistance may include gift cards for food at Publix or Walt-mart; bus passes, paying for housing and teaching job seeking skills. The program is available for nine months.
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services
Services: Provides services for adolescents between the ages of 10-17; temporary shelter for 30 days; offers family counseling for up to four months; parenting classes and life skills program; serve both domestic and international victims of trafficking