Human Trafficking Resources for Victims Services
The resources listed below were developed primarily to help victims services providers assist human trafficking victims. They were gathered from international, federal and state government agencies and organizations, as well as from private non-profit organizations, that deal with human trafficking.
These resources are intended to provide general information and guidance for victims services providers. Your organization may have more specific procedures for dealing with human trafficking.
This page includes links to various websites and documents which may be useful to those involved in identifying, investigating, and prosecuting human trafficking and serving victims. Users are advised that these documents and websites are identified for informational purposes and that the information and opinions presented within each are the responsibility of the authors and do not represent official positions or policies of the Department of Criminal Justice Services.
The goal of the Existe Ayuda project is to produce and disseminate replicable Spanish-language outreach materials to help improve the cultural competence of service providers and the accessibility of services for Spanish-speaking victims of sexual violence. These materials—glossaries, PowerPoint presentations, and other tools—will help facilitate the work of bilingual/bicultural staff, especially those who are just beginning Spanish-language programs.
This brochure provides information for law enforcement, heath care providers, and others on immigration options for victims of crimes, including trafficking victims.
A brochure that provides information to help individuals understand their rights under federal law as a victim of human trafficking in the United States, and what assistance is available to victims.
Fact sheet containing strategic word choice and usage geared to establish trust between law enforcement officers and trafficking victims.
Fact sheet highlighting challenges a law enforcement officer may encounter when interacting with potential human trafficking victims.
A very extensive guide on legal issues and services concerning human trafficking.
A condensed guide to human trafficking for service providers and law enforcement. Includes:
- A Brief Overview: The Elements of the Crime of Human Trafficking Are Present
- Common Myths and Misperceptions About Human Trafficking in the U.S.
- Key provisions of the TVPA
- Potential Trafficking Indicators
- The A-M-P Model
This handbook is designed for domestic violence and sexual violence advocates. Though primarily for Florida providers, it contains basic information on human trafficking and how to identify and assist a person who is trafficked.
This guide provides general information regarding human trafficking, federal benefits and services, immigration related information, and resources.
This document provides a guide for organizations looking to develop a transitional housing option for trafficking survivors.
Organizations that Assist Victims of Human Trafficking
There are various organizations which assist victims of human trafficking. Some of these include:
1736 Columbia Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 387-2870
Boat People SOS
6400 Arlington Blvd., Suite 640
Falls Church, VA 22042-2336
Phone: (703) 538-2190
Break the Chain Campaign
733 15th Street, NW Suite 1020
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 234-9382
Commonwealth Catholic Charities
1512 Willow Lawn Drive
P.O. Box 6565
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone (804) 285-5900
P.O. Box 48626
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: (202) 525-1426
2001 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 610-9600
Washington, D.C. Office
P.O. Box 53315
Washington, D.C. 20009
Phone: (202) 745-1001
Project HOPE International
4410 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20008
Virginia Poverty Law Center
700 East Franklin Street, Suite 14T1
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 782-9430