Resources

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.


If you have information about a potential trafficking situation:

  • Call the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888
  • Text: HELP to BeFree (233733)

Note: The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline available 24/7 to answer calls from anywhere in the country. The NHTRC is operated by Polaris, a non-profit organization working to eradicate modern slavery. Polaris is not a government entity, law enforcement or an immigration authority.

Click here to learn how to recognize signs that you may be encountering a trafficking situation.​

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Helpful Sites and Agencies

Department of Homeland Security (The Blue Campaign) - The Blue Campaign is the voice for the US Department of Homeland Security’s  fight against human trafficking.

Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division - In addition to enforcing existing laws against trafficking, the Civil Rights Division is responsible for investigating cases of trafficking and prosecuting traffickers.

Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) - You can report trafficking crimes or get help by calling the Trafficking in Persons and Worker Exploitation Task Force Complaint Line at 1-888-428-7581

Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration - The DOL offers programs such as job-search, job-placement assistance and job-counseling services. They also offer referrals to supportive services such as transportation, childcare and housing, through its One-Stop Career Center System. Victims of trafficking can access this system after HHS certification.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Field Offices - If any one living in the United States suspects a situation of trafficking in the United States, they may call the nearest FBI Field Office.

The Global Slavery Index - A global analysis of the state of modern slavery, provided by The Walk Free Foundation

National Human Trafficking Resource Center Referral Directory - Directory of local services available

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons - The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons office engages in discussions with governments to help strengthen cooperative efforts to eradicate trafficking.

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - General Publications

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

US Citizenship and Immigration Services - Immigration relief for victims of human trafficking

US Department of State - Trafficking in Persons Report