Victims of Human Trafficking / Commercial Sexual Exploitation / Prostitution – 24-Hour Hotlines*
National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC): 1-888-373-7888
Chicago, IL: Stop-It Program 1-877-606-3158
Founder: The Salvation Army
Columbus, OH: Rahab’s Hideaway 1-614-593-5033
Survivor Founder: Marlene Carson
District of Columbia: Courtney’s House 1-888-261-3665
Survivor Founder: Tina Frundt
Kansas City, MO:Veronica’s Voice 1-816-728-0004
Survivor Founder: Kristy Childs
Los Angeles, CA: Children of the Night 1-800-551-1300
Founder: Dr. Lois Lee
Los Angeles, CA: Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) 1-888-539-2373
Founded in 1998 in the aftermath of the El Monte sweatshop case.
*Please contact me to add a resource hotline.
Additional 24-Hour Hotlines
If you are a child / teen feeling depressed or struggling, please call the Boys Town hotline at 1-800-448-3000
If you are feeling suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK
If you are a victim of rape or other sexual abuse, please call RAINN at 1-800-656-HOPE
If you are being physically or emotionally abused, please call the National Domestic Violence hotline at 1−800−799−SAFE(7233)
If you have or want to run away, please call the National Runaway Switchboard at 1-800-RUNAWAY
If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
If you see a child being abused, please call the ChildHelp National Child Abuse hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453)
Additional resources will be available in Holly’s book, Walking Prey (Palgrave-Macmillan). Please sign up for updates on its upcoming release.