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.

Media


Agencies


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

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration View more information.

  • 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.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Immigration relief for victims of human trafficking View more information.

Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) View more information.

Reporting a Crime


Department of Justice - Hotline

  • 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 Justice - Civil Rights Division View more information.

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

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons View more information.

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

Department of Homeland Security (The Blue Campaign) View more information.

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

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) View more information.

  • 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.

Rapha House Publications


Rapha House and our partner organizations have published multiple resources about human trafficking:

  • "Seduced: The Grooming of American Teenagers" is a book written by Opal singleton which examines real cases to illustrate how predators social media and online gaming to access, groom, recruit and exploit teenagers into sex trafficking, sextortion and exploitation. Order your copy today.
  • “Healing for the Wounded Heart: 100 Devotions for Survivors of Abuse” by Kerry Decker. You may receive a FREE PDF version. Contact us to obtain your free copy.
  • “Healing for the Wounded Heart: A Christ-centered Approach to Healing from Abuse & Sexual Trauma” by Kerry Decker and Lisa Willmon. This resource is used by therapists and groups for survivors to recover and heal. Contact us for more information about how to obtain a copy.
  • “Finding Home” is a gripping documentary following the lives of three Cambodian women who were victims of sex trafficking at a young age. Find out more at www.findinghomefilm.com
  • “Grace, Hope and Fatherhood” is a curriculum especially designed to help your church understand the powerful and practical ways that it can prevent and combat human trafficking.  This was produced by our partner organization, Million Kids. View more information.

Websites


Books

Books


  • “Human Trafficking, Human Misery: The Global Trade in Human Beings (Global Crime and Justice)” by Alexis A. Aronowitz
  • “Disposable People” by Kevin Bales
  • “Understanding Global Slavery” by Kevin Bales
  • “The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today” by Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter
  • “Not for Sale” by David Batstone
  • “Human Trafficking (Global Issues)” by Kathryn Cullen-Dupont, Jessica Neuwirth, and Taina Bien-Aime
  • “The War on Human Trafficking: U.S. Policy Assessed” by Anthony M. DeStefano
  • “The Slave Across the Street” by Theresa Flores and PeggySue Wells
  • “Terrify No More” by Gary Haugen
  • “The Locust Effect” by Gary Haugen
  • “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery” by Siddharth Kara
  • “The Natashas: Inside the New Global Sex Trade” by Victor Malarek
  • “The Johns: Sex for Sale and the Men Who Buy It” by Victor Malarek
  • “Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective” by Louise I. Shelley
  • “A Crime So Monstrous” by E. Benjamin Skinner
  • “Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America” by Sheldon Zhang

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