OCJP funding is used to facilitate the provisions of comprehensive wraparound services to victims of human trafficking recovered in Tennessee, including safe housing, medical care, mental health and substance abuse care, transportation, job training, and other basic human needs.
OCJP, in partnership with the Administrative Office of the Courts, also helped provide funding this year for 71 judges and court personnel to attend a human trafficking workshop focused on the intersection of human trafficking and domestic violence.
In fiscal year 2018, OCJP obligated funding for direct services to not-for-profit organizations serving human trafficking victims across the state in the amount of $600,000.
OCJP awarded Sullivan County the $240,000.00, three-year planning grant requested.
In addition to the grant funding Boyd's position, the non-profit has successfully received funding from OCJP for three full time employees.