At SOOAR, we are dedicated to preventing human trafficking and advocating for the rights of trafficking survivors. Our organization operates on the belief that everyone, regardless of their circumstances, deserves the freedom to live a fulfilling and safe life. We work tirelessly to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking.
NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE
Get Help|24/7 Confidential 1-888-373-7888 TTY: 711 Text* 233733
Human Trafficking Prevention
If you see something, say something
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that involves the exploitation of individuals for labor or sexual purposes. It affects women, men, and children of all ages and can happen in any country around the world. At SOOAR, we work tirelessly to raise awareness about this issue and to provide resources. We're making progress in the fight against human trafficking and bringing attention to this important issue.
Report human trafficking
Human trafficking is a situation in which an individual is compelled to work or engage in commercial sex through the use of force, fraud or coercion. If the individual is under the age of 18 and engaging in commercial sex they are experiencing trafficking regardless of whether force, fraud, or coercion is also taking place.
Types of Trafficking
Sex – being forced (via force, fraud or coercion) to have sex for money or something of value
Labor – being forced (via force, fraud or coercion) to work against your will
Sex and Labor – being forced (via force, fraud or coercion) to work against your will and to have sex for money or something of value.
If you believe you may have information about a trafficking situation:
Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free hotline at 1-888-373-7888: Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocates are available 24/7 to take reports of potential human trafficking.
Text the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 233733. Message and data rates may apply.
Chat the National Human Trafficking Hotline via humantraffickinghotline.org/chat.
Submit a tip online through the anonymous online reporting form below. However, please note that if the situation is urgent or occurred within the last 24 hours we would encourage you to call, text or chat.
Interpreters are available via phone call only.
The information you provide will be reviewed by the Trafficking Hotline. You may have the option to provide information confidentially and/or remain anonymous. However, Trafficking Hotline staff are mandated reporters. This means that if you share information about a person 17 or under who is being harmed or about anyone in immediate danger, and you share your name, address, or anything to identify you, we reserve the right to report that information and the situation to the police and/or CPS. You can choose what information to share.
Report missing children or child pornography to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) at 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678) or through their Cybertipline. Please note that if the situation is urgent or occurred within the last 24 hours we would encourage you to call, text or chat.
We are aware of viral content being shared on social media and have provided the information to law enforcement. Please only submit this form in regards to viral content if you have information regarding a specific victim or survivor.
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