Local Resources for Human Trafficking Victims

Allies Against Slavery

Leads advocacy, education, and activism initiatives in the community.
www.alliesagainstslavery.org

Refugee Services of Texas

The RST Austin Survivors of Trafficking program works closely with law enforcement agencies to provide 24-hour support to identified survivors.
500 E. St. Johns #1.280; 512/472-9472; www.rstx.org

SafePlace

A nonprofit providing services such as counseling, legal advocacy, and case management to domestic violence and sexual assault cases, SafePlace also provides its services to human trafficking victims as a member of the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking.
1401 Grove; 512/267-7233; www.safeplace.org

LifeWorks

Nonprofit member of the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking that provides an array of services, including counseling, housing support, and educational training, to youth and families.
3700 S. First; 8913 Collinfield; 835 N. Pleasant Valley; 512/735-2400; www.lifeworksaustin.org

National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline

Call to report trafficking, access trainings, and locate information and resources: 888/373-7888.


HOTLINE STATISTICS

• 96,513 incoming calls, online tips, and emails from Dec. 2007 – March 2015.

• 19,991 national human trafficking cases reported, Dec. 2007 – March 2015.

• 5,990 incoming calls, online tips, and emails from Jan. 2015 – March 2015.


RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS

A trafficked person often ...

• Owes a large debt and is unable to pay it off.

• Was recruited through false promises concerning the nature and conditions of their work.

• Exhibits unusually fearful or anxious behavior after bringing up law enforcement.

• Appears malnourished.

• Has few or no personal possessions.

• Is not in control of their own identification documents.

• Has numerous inconsistencies in their story.


For more signs and hotline info, visit www.traffickingresourcecenter.org.

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