Temporary Shelters For Human Trafficking Victims

Architectural Firm Fusco Shaffer and Pappas (FSP) in Ferndale, has a long history of helping non-profits, recently completed a renovation at Vista Maria In Dearborn - a safe haven for women who have escaped human trafficking. The psychology behind the renovation is fascinating. As FSP worked with Vista Maria to provide a center to care for women who had escaped human trafficking, they designed the space to have enough security for residents to feel safe yet not feel like it was a prison. Over the years FSP has learned that to help people heal, “you want to create a sense of family and place and try not to make it feel like an institution,”

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