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Call if you suspect victims of human trafficking.

National Trafficking Hotline

1-888-3737-888

Be Informed:

Informative Websites:

Listed below are a number of organizations and websites that provide information about human trafficking and resources for engaging this concern:

  • The Blue Campaign offers a number of resources for information and action in the fight against human trafficking.
  • Free the Captives is a faith-based, anti-human trafficking non-profit that fights the exploitation and trafficking of Houston's youth.
  • United Against Human Trafficking, Executive Director, Maria A. Trujillo, provides extensive resources including training materials, conferences, and on-site staff training.
  • Just Cause, a cooperative initiative of churches, faith-based ministries, and local businesses and organizations that are committed to addressing God's passion for justice in their respective communities and beyond.
  • The National WMU website offers a number of links to helpful resources in combating human trafficking.
  • TraffickStop, Executive Director, Tomi Lee Grover, is a excellent website providing awareness and information.
  • Children at Risk, Executive Director, Bob Sanborn, focuses on information dispersment and effecting public policy changes to improve quality of life for our children.  Human Trafficking is one of their target issues with a focus on Houston & Texas.
  • Redeemed Ministries is a Houston-based non-profit addressing human trafficking concerns.

Facts & Issues*

National Hotline Calls

547 - Calls from Houston

252 - Calls from Dallas

150 - Calls from Austin

128 - Calls from San Antonio

 

Child Victims

100,000 - The estimated number of children involved in the sex trade annually in the United States

*A Study by the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund (Summer 2013) download pdf

Resource List