Do You Need Help?

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.