Responding to Human Trafficking - Links

The following links are to government and non-governmental organizations that are involved with human trafficking, and provide a variety of information to help in recognizing, responding to, and combating human trafficking.

Links to non-governmental sites are provided for information purposes only. Links to these sites do not imply endorsement by the Department of Criminal Justice Services.

Virginia State Websites

Virginia Department of Social Services, Office of Newcomer Services

Federal Websites

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Office for Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Center, Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Strategy and Operations e-Guide

U.S. Agency for International Development

U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Initiative

U.S. Department of Justice, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking

U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Non-Governmental Websites

Virginia - Stop Modern Slavery (VASMS)

Alexandria, Virginia

An all-volunteer, grassroots community group raising awareness and taking action to end human trafficking not only in the state of Virginia, but around the world.

Polaris Project

P.O. Box 53315 
Washington, D.C. 20009

Polaris Project is a leading organization in the United States combating all forms of human trafficking and serving both U.S. citizens and foreign national victims, including men, women, and children. It operates the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline.

Tahirih Justice Center

Greater Washington, DC (Main Office)
6402 Arlington Blvd, Suite 300
Falls Church, VA 22042

The Tahirih Justice Center works to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States from gender-based violence.

Courtney's House

Organization committed to helping boys and girls who are survivors of domestic sex trafficking by providing services and resources.