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Human Trafficking Resources in the U.S.

The Exodus Road, an anti-human trafficking organization, operates on-the-ground human trafficking intervention in Southeast Asia and Latin America. At this time, we do not provide intervention or aftercare services in the United States. If you are looking for support in the U.S., we have compiled some trusted resources if you or a loved one is impacted by human trafficking.

In Case of Emergency

If you or someone you know is at risk of immediate harm, call 911.

 

National Human Trafficking Hotline

At the National Human Trafficking Hotline, “Trained Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocates and supervisory staff provide assistance to victims in crisis through safety planning, emotional support and/or immediate connections to emergency services through our network of trained service provider and law enforcement partners.”

Call 1-888-373-7888
Text “BEFREE” or “HELP” to 233733
Website: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/
Chat: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/chat
Email: [email protected]
Find emergency and transitional services: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/training-resources/referral-directory

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s Team HOPE “assists families of missing or exploited children, as well as adult survivors of  certain types of sexual abuse, abduction, or other missing cases.”
Call 1-800-843-5678
Get peer support: https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/support/teamhope

National Runaway Safeline

The National Runaway Safeline will allow you to “connect with a trusted, compassionate person who will listen and help you create a plan to address your concerns.”
Call 1-800-786-2929
Chat or email: https://www.1800runaway.org/get-help

Report a Tip

National Human Trafficking Hotline

If you believe you may have information about a  trafficking situation, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
Call 1-888-373-7888
Report online: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/report-trafficking
Chat: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/chat
Email: [email protected]

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 1-800-843-5678

Report a tip online: https://report.cybertip.org/

Department of Homeland Security

Contact the Department of Homeland Security to report potential labor or sex trafficking to law enforcement.
Call 1-866-347-2423

ICE

Contact ICE in the event of trafficking situations involving migrants and cross-border trafficking situations in the United States.
Call 866-DHS-2-ICE
Find your local field office: https://www.ice.gov/contact/field-offices

Mental Health Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Connect with a crisis counselor for 24/7 emotional support and referrals.
Call 1-800-273-8255 or 988
Chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

Crisis Text Line

Connect with a crisis counselor for 24/7 support.
Text HOME to 741741
Chat: https://www.crisistextline.org/

The Trevor Project

Connect with a crisis counselor for 24/7 support for LGBT+ youth.
Call 1-866-488-7386
Text START to 678678
Chat: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Connect with an extensive referral database for resources in your area.
Call 1-800-662-4357
Text your zip code to 435748
Get treatment referrals: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

Resources: Keep Your Kids Safe

Visit our Keep Kids Safe landing page.
Take TraffickWatch Academy’s free courses.
Listen to Until All Are Free podcast with social worker Cheryl Kosmerl.