BE A PART OF THE FIGHT
Team of survivor/overcomer leaders and non profit leaders working with community leaders to determine a citywide strategy to fill gaps and strengthen services to combat sex trafficking in our city!
Get involved, partner with, or give money to the organizations below who fight for the sexually exploited in Houston.
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Search and Recovery
1st Priority Search and Recovery is bringing families back together by partnering with law enforcement and citizens to find the missing.
Baylor College of Medicine
Mental, Physical, Medical Care
Baylor College of Medicine Anti-Human Trafficking Program was created in 2016 to respond to the urgent needs of Houston-area victims and survivors of human trafficking. The program is focused on facilitating trauma-informed and collaborative identification, care coordination, and study of patients who are current or prior victims of labor and sex trafficking. Through this program, we have established a system that works toward integrating hospital psychiatric services with other healthcare disciplines to better address the bio-psycho-social needs of human trafficking victims.
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.
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.
The Common Thread advocacy team is comprised of social workers and survivors who are based throughout Texas. The program is evidence-based and survivor-informed, operating with the understanding that long-term, dependable, and positive adult relationships are the key to recovery.
Intelligence and Rescue
Deliver Fund's iHTAC solutiuon serves as the central all-source, shared knowledge bank on trafficking activity, human traffickers and their networks.
It is the central dissemination and coordination point for law enforcement, select nonprofits and the professionals working to end modern-day slavery.
Food Program. Shelter Program. Mentorship Program.
The purpose of Elevate 61 International is to restore and activate male survivors of human trafficking to positively impact society.
We provide shelter where male survivors of human trafficking can encounter a comprehensive rehabilitation experience. A multi-disciplinary team of professionals are connected and empowered to provide assistance both individually and within group settings.
Long Term Aftercare - Minor Girls
Arrow’s Freedom Place is a Christ-centered care and recovery center for underage female victims of domestic child sex trafficking. It is the first long-term, comprehensive care facility in Texas for underage victims of domestic child sex trafficking and is one of only five such facilities in the United States. Our mission is to offer a successful path to freedom for American children who have suffered as victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Heels to Halos
The Halo House is a free 12-24 month faith based housing program for women eighteen and above who are ready to exit the adult industry. Through daily programming, counseling, and support, she will go through different phases in the home working through healing, goal setting, understanding stewardship, healthy support systems and planning for her future all while working a normal job and saving money.
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.
Love People Not Pixels
Fighting sex trafficking by reducing demand with a Defend Love program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Awareness, Advocacy and Case Management
The Trafficked Persons Assistance Program works to identify and assist foreign and domestic victims of human trafficking. We seek to improve the quality of life for victims of human trafficking through culturally competent case management services. In addition to providing direct client services, the program raises awareness in the community through education and outreach.
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.