Topics: Relationship Violence and Sexual Exploitation

girl-looking-away-from-partnerYoung victims of relationship violence and sexual exploitation suffer physical injury, psychological trauma, isolation from family and friends. The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Family Violence Prevention and Service Program supports a network of community-based shelters and nonresidential services that offer safe housing, advocacy, legal assistance, counseling and other services to individuals working to escape relationship abuse and sexual exploitation. NCFY's resources explore teen dating violence, family violence, commercial sexual exploitation of young people and other areas of interest to youth workers.

Funding Opportunities
When young people seek help from an emergency shelter funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), nearly 9 times out of 10 they cite “family dynamics” among the reasons they...
Podcasts & Multimedia
May 18, 2012

Photograph of Sandy Skelaney.Sandy Skelaney is a Miami street outreach worker who specializes in helping victims of sex trafficking. She talks to NCFY about how to approach sexually exploited youth and how to begin to help them.

Time: 5:22 | Size: 4.9 MB | Transcript

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