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Sikh Family Center Outreach

About this Organization

Sikh Family Center promotes community health and well-being with a special focus on gender justice. We provide trauma-centered interventions for victim-survivors of violence while working to change the social and cultural conditions that allow gendered violence to occur in the first place. Our training, outreach, and advocacy are grounded in cultural tradition, grassroots power, and intergenerational healing.

 

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Nationwide HelpLine
(866)-732-7392
Free & Private

Sikh Family Center’s non-emergency helpline is the first of its kind for the Sikh American community.

Sikh Family Center’s helpline provides culturally specific peer-counseling and non-emergency support for community members in Punjabi and English. The phone line is staffed by volunteers committed to supporting community members facing or fearing any threats to their health, safety, and/or security. We connect members of our community with resources they may not otherwise access. When you call, please leave a message on our voicemail. We try our best to return your call within 48 hours.

CONTACT US – Sikh Family Center

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The Army of Survivors

About this Organization

Our goal is to end sexual assault against young athletes by ensuring perpetrators and enablers are held accountable, creating transparency in reporting, building an environment in which athletes do not fear retaliation when reporting abuse, and advocating for change to protect survivors.

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P.O. Box 6020, Traverse City, MI 49696

https://thearmyofsurvivors.org/

 

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South Asian SOAR

About this Organization

South Asian SOAR is a national collective of survivors, organizations, and allies building a movement to end gender-based violence in the South Asian diaspora. Through capacity building, leadership development, and policy advocacy, we seek to build people power to drive systems-level change.

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Shared Hope International

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Email
savelives@sharedhope.org

Our story began in 1998 when U.S. Congresswoman Linda Smith traveled into the heart of the brothel district in Mumbai, India. The brutal sexual slavery and exploitation of women and children she witnessed there inspired her to establish Shared Hope International to help bring healing to devastated lives. Our dynamic story of prevention, restoration and justice initiatives has continued unbroken, as you will see as you scroll through the timeline that follows this brief video.

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Shared Hope International
P.O. Box 65337
Vancouver, WA 98665

Phone: 1-866-HER-LIFE (1-866-437-5433)

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Safe House Project

About this Organization
Email
info@safehouseproject.org

Safe House Project’s mission is to increase survivor identification beyond one percent through education, provide emergency services and placement to survivors, and ensure every survivor has access to safe housing and holistic care by accelerating safe house capacity and development across America.

Our vision is to unite communities to end domestic sex trafficking and restore hope, freedom, and a future to every survivor.

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Safe House Project
107 S. West Street, Suite 720
Alexandria, VA 22314  

507-769-0819

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Polaris

About this Organization
Email
media@polarisproject.org

We respond to sex and labor trafficking as they happen. We learn from that response and share that learning. Finally, we use what we learn to pilot big, new ideas for slowly, carefully, finally, dismantling big, old systems that make trafficking possible. We are focused where we think we can make the most change: Systems that trap impoverished migrants in degrading conditions; systems that allow sex traffickers to hide behind screens and systems that, if optimized, would allow the financial services industry to use traffickers’ own money to shut them down.

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BY PHONE
For general questions or to make a donation, please call (202) 790-6300.

BY MAIL
Polaris
P.O. Box 65323
Washington, DC 20035

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Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)

About this Organization
Email
media@acf.hhs.gov

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is committed to preventing human trafficking and ensuring that victims of all forms of human trafficking have access to the services they need. The site offers Blog posts, a Featured Resource, the opportunity to report a tip or request services, and visitors can subscribe to Human Trafficking Email and News Alerts.

We know human trafficking destroys lives and threatens our Nation’s security, public health, and the rule of law. We care because our programs serve some of the Nation’s most vulnerable children, youth, and families. Together, we can assist survivors and prevent human trafficking. If you or someone you know may have experienced forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation, there is help. Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 or text BEFREE (233-733).

Our Mission:
To combat human trafficking by supporting and leading systems that prevent trafficking through public awareness and protect victims through identification and assistance, helping them re-build their lives and become self-sufficient.

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The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) operates under the values of the Administration of Children and Families and the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States Visit disclaimer page (PDF).

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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
330 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201

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National Human Trafficking Hotline

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Email
help@humantraffickinghotline.org

The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. The Trafficking Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases. 

The toll-free phone and SMS text lines and live online chat function are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Help is available in English or Spanish, or in more than 200 additional languages through an on-call interpreter.

Hearing and speech-impaired individuals can contact the Trafficking Hotline by dialing 711, the free national access number that connects to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

The National Human Trafficking Hotline serves all individuals who reach out for our services regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other factor protected by local, state, or federal law.

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Get Help
 1-888-373-7888
 TTY: 711
 *Text: 233733

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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

About this Organization
Email
media@ncmec.org

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC works with families, victims, private industry, law enforcement, and the public to assist with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation.

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24-Hour Call Center:
To report information about a missing or exploited child call our 24-Hour Call Center:
1-800-THE-LOST  (1-800-843-5678)
Report child sexual exploitation online at CyberTipline.org.

 

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