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Anti-Human Trafficking Services

Human Trafficking Affects Millions

It is estimated that there are 40 million survivors of human trafficking around the world.  The crisis is so bad, it is considered a modern form of slavery.

A person may be a survivor of human trafficking if they have been deceived about a work opportunity, are unable to leave that work situation, and are being exploited economically.

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Who Qualifies for Our Program?

  • People born outside the United States who are survivors of human trafficking within the United States
  • Children born outside the United States who are survivors of human trafficking in their countries of origin

Available Services

  • Individualized case management
  • Emotional support
  • Safety planning
  • Access to a community resource referral network for…
    • Legal services
    • Physical and mental health
    • Food assistance
    • Employment training
    • English as a second language (ESL) classes
Articles

Case Management and Advocacy Pave the Road to Self-Sufficiency

Posted By | Fowzia Abdulle, Connor Skaggs
What does it take to help someone move past the trauma and culture shock experienced by so many new arrivals? Agencies like Catholic Charities help refugees rebuild their lives and become participating members in our community through a myriad of services, ranging from case management to advocacy. Case Manager Supervisor Fowzia Abdulle has dedicated her…
Case management and advocacy pave the road to self-sufficiency

Keep Oregon Open: The Welcoming Refugees Bill Passes, Sets National Example

Posted By | Connor Skaggs
After a nearly 8 months of uncertainty, Oregon House Bill 2508, AKA the Welcoming Refugees Bill, passed in late June, at the eleventh hour of the legislative session. The bill paves the way for the state’s three resettlement agencies, Catholic Charities among them, to continue serving refugees as they rebuild safe, sustainable lives for themselves…

Public Charge: What You Need to Know/Carga Pública: Lo Que Debe Saber

Posted By | Staff
On October 3, Catholic Charities hosted a Facebook Live event in an attempt to clarify some of the misinformation going around about the recent public charge rule change. Kat Kelley (Director, Strategic Initiatives), John Herrera (Director, Immigration Legal Services), and Sarah Purce (Assistant Director, Immigration Legal Services) presented important information in English and Spanish: What…
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