Below you will find resources to learn about human trafficking, report tips, access services, and survivor leadership opportunities.
These are some great resources to learn more about human trafficking.
- Polaris Project
- ATEST (Alliance to End Human Trafficking)
- Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST LA)
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- U.S. Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
- Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Human Trafficking
- Modern Slavery Research Project (Loyola University, New Orleans)
- Human Trafficking Center (University of Denver, Denver)
REPORT TRAFFICKING TIPS
If you see something, say something. To report suspicious or potential trafficking tips, utilize any of the following resources. Law enforcement relies on tips from community members like you to identify traffickers and liberate victims.
TRAFFICKING VICTIM RESOURCES
Trafficking victims and survivors have a wide variety of services available to them in the Greater New Orleans community.
Below you will find the Human Trafficking Survivor Services Resources Guide, produced by the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force and the New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center. This list includes survivor services and organizations for for both labor and sex trafficking of adults and children within the Greater New Orleans community.
For more guides, tools, fact sheets, and more visit our "Research & Tools" page!
- For a 24 hour, toll-free national directory of services, information, and inquiries related to potential trafficking cases, services, and more*: National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711)
- For 24 hour crisis center/shelter for trafficking victims/survivors in New Orleans: Covenant House New Orleans: (504) 584-1111
- For children in Louisiana: Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS): 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437)
- For youth and young adults in New Orleans: Covenant House New Orleans: (504) 584-1111
- For adults in New Orleans: New Orleans Family Justice Center: (504) 866-9554
- For immigrant legal services in New Orleans: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans: (504) 310- 6873
- For General social services in Louisiana: Via Link 211, 24 hour hotline: 2-1-1 or 504-269-2673
*This resource is run by a non-profit and is not a mandatory reporter to law enforcement or immigration authorities. Therefore any action related to a call must be approved by the caller. This resource is an ideal starting point for those who are fearful or are concerned about legal repercussions for the information they may have.
These national resources are for issues that parallel human trafficking, violence, homelessness, and exploitation:
- Domestic Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline, 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
- Sexual Abuse: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
- Suicide: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Dating Violence: National Dating Abuse Helpline, 24 hour Hotline: 1-866-331-9474
- Runaway and Homeless Youth: National Runaway Safeline, 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
- Missing Children and Child Pornography: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678)
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SURVIVOR/SURVIVOR LEADER RESOURCES
These networks, leadership opportunities, and organizations are specifically for survivors/survivor leaders:
- National Survivor Network: leadership development, community building, and resources
- GEMS: leadership institute, resources, and support network for female survivors/survivor leaders
- Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC): resources for victims/survivors of trafficking
- GNOHTTF Survivor Advisory Board: Survivors/survivor leaders living in the Greater New Orleans region are welcome to join the Task Force's Survivor Advisory Board to give feedback on the Task Force and its member organizations, and to help guide the Task Force's work to better serve victims and survivors. For more information about joining the Survivor Advisory Board, email firstname.lastname@example.org.