Non-Governmental Organizations

Asian Health Services

“We are a community health center that offers primary health care services with 36 exam rooms and a dental clinic with 7 chairs. Mission: To serve and advocate for the medically underserved, including the immigrant and refugee Asian community, and to assure equal access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture.”

 

Banteay Srei

“Banteay Srei is a youth development, asset-building organization that is non-judgmental of young SEA women in the Oakland area who are at risk of or engaged in sex work.  We seek to provide the resources that support their healthy development through self empowerment and self determination.”

 

Coalition  to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

“CAST was the first organization in the country dedicated exclusively to serving survivors of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. CAST provides comprehensive long-term services through a three-pronged empowerment approach which includes Social Services, Legal Services, and Outreach and Training. The organization also operates the first shelter in the nation solely dedicated to serving victims of trafficking and established the first partnership of its kind with Saban Free Clinic- a family clinic in L.A.”

 

Christian Medical and Dental Association

“The CMDA educates and unifies Christian healthcare professionals in bringing their spirituality to their medical practice. They offer continuing education for healthcare professionals to learn more about human trafficking and how to provide healthcare to victims.”

 

End Child Prostitution and Trafficking (ECPAT)

“ECPAT-USA is the leading anti-trafficking policy organization in the United States. ECPAT-USA belongs to an international network of organizations in 75 countries, all working to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children.”

 

Fair Girls

“FAIR Girls (formerly FAIR Fund) prevents the exploitation of girls worldwide with empowerment and education. FAIR Girls currently operates programs in Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia, Russia, and the United States. The FAIR Girls home office in Washington, D.C. offers compassionate care to prevent the exploitation of all girls, with a special emphasis on girls who have experienced homelessness, life inside the foster care system, sexual abuse, and trafficking.”

 

Freedom Network

“The Freedom Network is the only national coalition of anti-trafficking service providers to adopt a rights-based framework which our members apply to their anti-trafficking services, outreach, collaboration, and training. Freedom Network member organizations encourage policies that promote survivor autonomy, avoid bifurcated treatment of trafficked persons, and discourage rogue and vigilante efforts that compromise safety and autonomy in the name of combating human trafficking.”

 

Futures without Violence

“FUTURES provides training and technical assistance to organizations seeking to work collaboratively to effectively respond to human trafficking in their communities. Our interactive training opportunities bring together professionals from law enforcement, immigration, and violence prevention in order to advance best practices in preventing trafficking and keeping victims safe.”

 

GEMS – Girls Educational and Mentoring Services

“Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women, ages 12-24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. GEMS’ programming is gender responsive, trauma informed, developmentally grounded, strengths based, social justice oriented, and culturally competent.”

 

Girls & Gangs

“Girls & Gangs (G&G) has provided direct services to girls in the Los Angeles County juvenile justice system since January 1999, when we began workshops at Los Angeles County Probation Camp Joseph Scott.  Our primary goal then, as it is now, was to provide young women in the juvenile justice system with community reentry and transition services while incarcerated and after release.”

 

The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

“If you are a pro bono lawyer with a trafficking case, HT Pro Bono can provide technical assistance and access to the civil case database. If you are a law firm with a pro bono program, HT Pro Bono can provide free CLE training for your attorneys and case referrals. If you are a law student, HT Pro Bono can provide training to clinics and public presentations. If you are a trafficking victim in need of assistance, please contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888.”

 

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center

“Oshki Wayeshkad (New Beginnings) Program will afford the young girls the opportunity to seek high education, customized trades, and internships with companies seeking skilled workers. This program is in partnership with Division of Indian Works, Young Men’s Empowerment Program, designed to deliver case management services to young Native men struggling to survive on the street of Minneapolis. Both the MIWRC and DIW programs were created to stop the ever-increasing Sex Trafficking of American Indian youth.”

 

MISSSEY

“MISSSEY stands for Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth. We are a survivor-led organization that is confronting human trafficking in Oakland, in Alameda County, and throughout California. 10,000 professionals have been trained by MISSSEY since 2007, ensuring that staff of youth serving agencies, law enforcement, healthcare and education are able to identify and help CSEC youth.”

 

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Center “opened in 1984 to serve as the nation’s clearinghouse on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. Today NCMEC is authorized by Congress to perform 22 programs and services to assist law enforcement, families and the professionals who serve them.”

 

Polaris Project

“Polaris, named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., disrupts the conditions that allow human trafficking to thrive in our society. From working with government leaders to protect victims’ rights, to building partnerships with the world’s leading technology corporations, we spark long-term change that focuses communities on identifying, reporting and eliminating trafficking networks.” Check out their tools for providers here: http://www.polarisproject.org/resources/tools-for-service-providers-and-law-enforcement

 

Safe Horizon

“Safe Horizon is the largest victims’ services agency in the United States, touching the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. We offer assistance to victims through 57 program locations, including shelter, in-person counseling, legal services, and more.”

 

Survivor Clinic, New York City

“The Survivor Clinic is a Women’s Health project located in New York City that specializes in the gynecologic health needs of women who are currently surviving or have survived sexual violence. Appointments are 1-2 hours each to allow time for comprehensive medical assessments, sensitive physical exams and empowering counseling. The clinic is held in the evenings on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and is free of charge to all patients without insurance.”

 

VS.

“Confronting Modern Slavery in America is a targeted campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking in the United States and to support legislative reform to prosecute traffickers, prevent modern slavery and protect victims. VS. is a pro bono project of the Cadwalader Center for Community Service (“CCCS”).”

 

West Coast Children’s Center

“What we do is grounded in our roots as a training clinic for psychologists. We do foster youth development and transition age support groups for children and their parents, relatives or foster parents. We do trauma work that includes early screening and assessment for children in their first hours removed from home. We do psychological evaluations that are collaborative and therapeutic.”