Intersection To Care: Empowering Resilient Women in Their Journey in Recovery
The Intersection to Care (ITC) program is a partnership between Valeo Behavioral Health Care, the Rotary Club of Community Action Against Human Trafficking, and the Shawnee County Adult Detention Center.
ITC was developed to provide reintegration services to women leaving incarceration from the Shawnee County Adult Detention Center.
To Qualify for the ITC Program
- Be a woman incarcerated at the Shawnee County Adult Detention Center.
- Not be in Federal or Secretary of Corrections custody.
- Not be a danger to themselves or others.
- Be willing to meet with the resource liaison weekly, or as often as recommended.
How ITC Can Help
The ITC liaison will support the individual with reintegrating into the community and accessing necessary resources, including but not limited to:
- Rental subsidy Programs
- Transitional Housing
- Employment Placement Services
- Vocational Training
- Health Insurance
- Health Care Services
- Mental Health Services
- Dental Services
- Substance Use Services
- Victim Survivor Services
- Food Banks/Pantries
- Food Assistance Program
- Credit Counseling
- Applying for DL/ID
- Applying for social security cards
- Applying for birth certificates
What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial act, in which the commercial act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion.
The traffickers often use violence, fraudulent employment agencies, or fake promises of education, job opportunities, or romantic relationships to trick their victims into trafficking. Most victims of trafficking know or may even be related to their trafficker.
Victims of trafficking may recognize that they are in an unsafe situation, but they don’t know how to get out. The victim’s life or the lives of family members of friends may have been threatened by the trafficker. The victim may be worried that they will be homeless if they escape their trafficker.
Top 5 Risk Factors for Victimization
- Substance Use Concerns
- Unstable Housing
- Mental Health Concerns
- Recent Migration/Relocation
- Runaway/Homeless Youth
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
The Bryce Miller Building
2401 SW 6th Street
For more information, call (785) 233-1730 between 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday