The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking proposals to provide mentoring services for child victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking.
This program supports efforts of eligible applicant organizations to develop or enhance their mentoring capacity, facilitate outreach efforts, and increase the availability of direct services for child victims (17 years old or younger) of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking.
This initiative supports direct services and targeted training for professionals working with these youth.
- Outreach and identification
- Develop or enhance mentor service models
- Implement or enhance baseline training for mentors and provide ongoing development and support after the initial training is complete
- Develop or enhance direct services to girls and boys: intensive case management, court advocacy, appropriate shelter, safety planning, mental health treatment, medical care, dental care, substance abuse treatment, acquiring identification or benefits, specialized educational services/GED, job training, employment assistance, transportation, victim advocacy, and other support services
- Public awareness activities