- Associated Press - Sunday, February 1, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio children’s agency has awarded $90,000 in grants to eight organizations around the state to develop anti-human trafficking prevention programs.

The projects are aimed at identifying and helping at-risk youth and then providing information and resources to prevent trafficking.

Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Executive Director Kristen Rost says the work the organizations are undertaking represent a significant step in the struggle to reduce and prevent trafficking.

The trust fund awarded the grants in collaboration with the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force.

Grants go to agencies providing services in Allen, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lawrence, Lucas, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams, Wood and Wyandot counties.



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