National Human Trafficking Hotline

The National Human Trafficking Hotline (888.373.3888) is a confidential, toll-free hotline that provides support and services to victims of human trafficking and those at risk of being trafficked. The hotline is operated by the Polaris Project, a nonprofit organization that works to combat human trafficking and modern slavery.

The National Human Trafficking Hotline is available 24/7, and it is staffed by trained specialists who can provide support and assistance in more than 200 languages. Callers can access a wide range of services, including crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals to local services, and access to legal and immigration assistance.

The hotline also serves as a source of information and data on human trafficking. It collects and tracks reports of trafficking cases and trends, and it provides this information to law enforcement, government agencies, and other organizations to help them combat trafficking.

Overall, the National Human Trafficking Hotline is an important resource for victims of human trafficking and for those working to end this crime. It provides vital support and services, and it helps to raise awareness and mobilize action against human trafficking.

State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis
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State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis

With January being Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maryland State Police are urging the public to recognize potential warning signs to reduce the chances of others becoming victims in the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a child is trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation every two minutes in the United States. There…

10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin | Racine County Eye
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10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin | Racine County Eye

Are you or someone you know experiencing domestic abuse? Navigating the route to receive help can be a daunting task. Perhaps you’d like the information to local resources to be able to further assist someone in need. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community agencies, nonprofits, and programs are available to assist you or your loved one’s path…

Health care workers should look for signs of human trafficking, Michigan doctor says
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Health care workers should look for signs of human trafficking, Michigan doctor says

Nearly 88% of human trafficking survivors report accessing health care services during their trafficking situation, according to a nonprofit advocacy group known as the Polaris Project. That statistic could be surprising. However, it’s appropriate – if not a slight underestimate – once people start to understand what trafficking looks like, explained Dr. Jamie Hope, an…

Candlelight vigil brings awareness to human trafficking in Genesee County – mlive.com
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Candlelight vigil brings awareness to human trafficking in Genesee County – mlive.com

FLINT, MI — January was Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidentially designated observance designed to educate the public about the issue. But the work to stop human trafficking never ends. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, to honor the end of the month, GHOST (Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team) and the Genesee County Human Trafficking Taskforce, in…

Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution
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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution

Washington—The Senate today passed unanimously a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) designating January as “National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month.” “We can’t ignore the fact that, even in our modern society, sexual exploitation and forced labor continue,” said Senator Feinstein….

Listen to Black Survivors
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Listen to Black Survivors

I am a survivor of human trafficking. I am also a Black woman. Telling the real story of human trafficking – the story that acknowledges that human trafficking is the predictable end result of systems built in an unequal world – requires listening to survivors to understand their experiences. However, as a Black survivor of…

Debunking human trafficking myths and misconceptions
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Debunking human trafficking myths and misconceptions

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month. In recognition of this, Attorney General Josh Kaul and the Wisconsin Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (WAHTTF) are debunking myths about human trafficking, to help increase awareness of the problem. “Human trafficking impacts communities across the state and country, and it’s important for people to know the facts,” said…

Over 1,000 reported cases of human trafficking in Texas: Uncovering the root causes behind …
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Over 1,000 reported cases of human trafficking in Texas: Uncovering the root causes behind …

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash AUSTIN, TX. – Human trafficking and sex crimes are a growing problem in Texas, with the state consistently ranking near the top of states with the highest rates of human trafficking. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, there were over 1,000 reported cases of human trafficking in Texas…

US Department of Homeland Security shares ways to spot, report human trafficking – WCNC
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US Department of Homeland Security shares ways to spot, report human trafficking – WCNC

This National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, law enforcement and advocates are shining a light on the signs of trafficking and how to report it. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a time dedicated to shining a spotlight on the prevalence of this problem in the United States. Present Age Ministries shared…