The Recovery and Reintegration Program for Trafficked Persons is a comprehensive program that ensures adequate recovery and reintegration services provided to trafficked persons.
It utilizes a multi-sectoral approach, delivers a complete package of services that will enhance the psychosocial, social and economic needs of the clients. It also enhances the awareness, skills and capabilities of the clients, the families and the communities where the trafficked persons will be eventually reintegrated. It also improves community-based systems and mechanisms that ensures the recovery of the victim-survivors and prevents other family and community members to become victims of trafficking.
The programs and activities provided to victims of trafficking are Case Management and Direct Service Assistance which includes financial assistance for employment, financial assistance while undergoing skills training, capital assistance, referral to employers/ or business partners, educational assistance, medical assistance and provision of hygiene kits during rescue.
The beneficiaries of the program are the following:
1. Victim-survivor of trafficking
2. Families of the victim-survivor of trafficking
3. Witnesses of cases of Human Trafficking
4. Communities with incidence of Human Trafficking
• To provide capability-building activities that will enhance the skills of social workers and other service providers and implementers in providing effective and efficient services to trafficked persons;
• To institutionalize the National Referral System (NRS) and the National Recovery and Reintegration Database (NRRD);
• To ensure the delivery of comprehensive recovery and reintegration services for trafficked persons;
• To utilize multi-sectoral structures and mechanisms in the delivery of services that will enhance the psychosocial and economic needs of trafficked persons;
• To intensify the advocacy campaign against trafficking in persons to increase peoples’ awareness on issues of preventing them from becoming potential victims; and
• To upgrade/repair DSWD residential care facilities to accommodate victim-survivors of trafficking in persons.