• BE A PART OF THE FIGHT

    Get involved, partner with, or give money to the organizations below who fight for the sexually exploited in Houston.

    1st Priority

    Search and Recovery

    1st Priority Search and Recovery is bringing families back together by partnering with law enforcement and citizens to find the missing.

    2nd Cup

    Awareness and New Life

    A 2nd Cup was established in 2012 to raise awareness of human trafficking issues in Houston—and to develop resources that help create a second chance for survivors..

    ELIJAH RISING

    Prayer, awareness, intervention, and aftercare.

    Elijah Rising is ending sex trafficking and sexual exploitation by equipping a new generation of justice warriors to confront the epidemic through prayer, awareness, intervention and aftercare.

    Boundless Mercy

    Prayer, Awareness and Intervention

    Weekly anti trafficking prayer meeting, awareness sessions and outreach effort, known as the "Cookie Ladies:. Currently developing a program to employ and teach survivors baking and culinary arts. When in operation The Ark Bakery Café will raise awareness and contribute to anti trafficking ministries.

    Childproof America

    Prayer, Awareness and Intervention

    Empowers families in the battle against sex trafficking. Mission is to educate, equip, and support America's parents in the protection and defense of their children, and improve the of aid to impacted families. Also provide, legislative pathways for concerned Americans to enforce penalties to those violating the innocence of children.

    Children at Risk

    Awareness, Education and Legislation

    CHILDREN AT RISK serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy. Through its research and advocacy programs, CHILDREN AT RISK is a well-known leader in understanding the health, safety and economic indicators impacting children, and educating public policy makers about their importance in improving the lives of children.

    Crime Stoppers

    Awareness, Education and Tip Hotline for Recovery

    Crime Stoppers of Houston works diligently to empower, educate and engage the community in the important conversations about crime, public safety and the protection of society’s most vulnerable citizens.

    Freedom Church Alliance

    Awareness and Education

    Uniting churches to end human trafficking. We fight human trafficking through Jesus Christ by uniting and mobilizing churches to work alongside trusted anti-trafficking organizations.

    Houston Area Women's Center

    Awareness, Education and Long Term Aftercare

    The Houston Area Women’s Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services.

    Hope Rising

    Awareness, Education Outreach & Long Term Aftercare for Domestic Minors

    Hope Rising has been educating and raising awareness through means of the internet, training events, fund raising and speaking engagements at schools, churches, etc. Outreach is done in areas where victims or potential victims may exist, such as; strip clubs, prostitution tracks, and massage parlors. Restoration includes specialized care foster homes with a robust aftercare program.

    Not In Our City

    Inform, Educate and Defend

    Our mission is to inform and invest in our city to defend it against sex trafficking, Providing educational movie screens, a virtual reality experience, an education curriculum, and providing connections for recovery.

    Passion for Humanity

    Inform, Educate and Provide

    Increase awareness of and offer support for victims of sex trade and victims of commercial sexual exploitation in the greater Houston area. We provide and promote local community and sporting events, such as the Just Ride for a Just Cause BP MS150 Recommended bike ride, as a vehicle to generate awareness and aid in the restoration of victims of modern-day slavery. Proceeds from these types of events will be used to help provide aftercare to sex trafficking victims in the form of housing, counseling, healthcare and education programs.

    Redeemed Ministries

    Awareness and Long Term Aftercare for Adults

    Provides a home for human trafficking victims. Because of the dark trauma these women have faced, specialized, long-term care is required. Homes specific to trafficking victims are few and far between across the country. Redeemed operates a restoration house that is available to adult women rescued in the United States.

    RESCUE HOUSTON

    24/7 hotline providing hope, freedom, and a new life.

    Rescue Houston focuses its efforts on distributing and responding to its 24/7 rescue hotline, and the critical assessment and stabilization period following a victim's decision to exit. It is Rescue Houston's goal to ensure that all victims know the local hotline number by heart and know that whey they call, they can count on RH to pick them up and help them begin again on a path of healing and restoration.

    Santa Maria Hostel

    Long Term Aftercare for Adults and Adults with Children

    Santa Maria is Texas’ largest multi-site residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment center and one of a very few to provide comprehensive continuum for pregnant and parenting women and their children.

    The Landing

    Outreach and Drop In Center

    The Landing is a daytime drop-in center where survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation can experience an atmosphere of acceptance and be introduced to social support. Located on a nationally known hotspot for sex trafficking and prostitution in Houston, The Landing team assists survivors by meeting basic needs and sharing resources.

    Real Beauty Real Women Foundation

    Awareness and Advocacy

    In order to break the cycle of violence, poverty, abuse, and corruption we must serve and help sustain the organization serving these much-needed communities. We create visibility and awareness and provide clothing, funds, food, mentorship classes, sex trafficking programs, domestic violence programs, beauty/care packages, and other specific needs tailored for each community impact partner.

    The Refuge

    Long Term Aftercare for Domestic Minors

    To provide trauma-informed, long-term restoration shelter and services for girls, minors through age 19, who have been exploited through sex trafficking.

    Unbound

    Prevention, Training and Advocacy

    Educate and empower youth, spread awareness through citywide outreaches and provide human-trafficking presentations to groups and organizations within local communities. Provides professional training to lawyers, medical professionals, educators, social service providers and more to equip all professional to use their skills to identify and serve victims of human trafficking. Advocates for survivors by providing for immediate needs, offering support to caregivers, volunteering services and connecting with aftercare programs to help each survivor through his or her unique restoration process.

    The Unspoken Revealed

    Awareness

    Bringing awareness of the dangers of sex trafficking through theater and expressive arts.

    The YWCA of Houston

    Awareness and Advocacy

    Advocates abolishing the practice, and encouraging community and public servants to become more knowledgeable on the topic to better assist victims. The YWCA of Houston Emergency Shelter operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year, from 3pm until 6am. The program accepts up to 6 women, ages 18-24, nightly.