National Human Trafficking Hotline • 1-888-373-7888
Confidential Information and Help 24/7
CALL FOR HELP or REPORT TIPS
If you believe you have identified someone still in the trafficking situation, alert law enforcement immediately at the numbers provided below. It may be unsafe to attempt to rescue a trafficking victim. You have no way of knowing how the trafficker may react and retaliate against the victim and you. If, however, you identify a victim who has escaped the trafficking situation, there are a number of organizations to whom the victim could be referred for help with shelter, medical care, legal assistance, and other critical services. In this case, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center described below.
For urgent situations, notify local law enforcement immediately by calling 911. You may also want to alert the National Human Trafficking Resource Center described below so that they can ensure response by law enforcement officials knowledgeable about human trafficking. Click for more information about 911.gov below.
Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, a national 24-hour, toll-free, multilingual anti-trafficking hotline. Call 1-888-3737-888 to report a tip; connect with anti-trafficking services in your area; or request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources. The Center is equipped to handle calls from all regions of the United States from a wide range of callers including, but not limited to: potential trafficking victims, community members, law enforcement, medical professionals, legal professionals, service providers, researchers, students, and policymakers.
1-888-428-7581 U.S. Department of Justice Worker Exploitation Complaint Line
Call the U.S. Department of Justice’s dedicated human trafficking toll-free complaint line at 1-888-428-7581 (weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM EST) to report suspected instances of human trafficking or worker exploitation or contact the FBI field office nearest you .This call is toll-free and offers foreign language translation services in most languages as well as TTY. After business hours, the complaint line has a message service in English, Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.
The USCIS has resources to help prepare for a new life in the United States and improve English language skills. OATH has mirrored the the USCIS Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants below, but you can also view them at the USCIS website. USCIS also sells printed copies in English, Spanish, and Chinese through the U.S. Government Bookstore.
US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
The Polaris Project has a variety of resources including information, survivor stories and ways to help.
Immigration Counseling Service
The ICS dedicates their service to improving the lives of Oregon’s immigrant communities.
519 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205
BOLI protects employment rights, advance employment opportunities, and ensures access to housing and public accommodations free from discrimination. To aid in prevention of labor trafficking, OATH keeps several workers' rights documents on file such as the Requirements of Oregon's Sick Time Law.
211info: There’s no manual for dealing with life’s problems. That's why the nonprofit 211info provides community services KNOWLEDGE. Anyone can simply dial 211 on their phone for a live, free, confidential call. And by visiting 211info.org – you get access to the most comprehensive, trusted community services information in the region.
CENTRAL OREGON OATH
As part of the Janus Youth Programs, Harry’s Mother provides
comprehensive 24-hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter and
individual and family counseling to runaway youth, ages 9 to 17, and
their families in the Portland Metropolitan area. All services are
free of charge and voluntary.
738 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232
New Options for Women
NOW is a program from Lifeworks Northwest that provides free mental health counseling, alcohol and drug counseling, and recovery mentorship for women and girls in the Portland metro area who want to exit the sex industry.
For more information about New Options for Women, or to schedule an
intake appointment, please call 503-761-5272 x6903.
17214 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97236
Sexual Assault Resource Center
SARC provides immediate 24-hour response and support to sexually assaulted survivors, including advocates to accompany survivors through evidence exams and law enforcement interviews, detailed information on Crime Victims’ Compensation and other resources, and appropriate referrals for survivors and their families.
4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 100
Beaverton, OR 97005
24-hour support line: 503-640-5311
Street Light & Porch Light
As part of the Janus Youth Programs, the Helen Reser Bakkensen Youth
Shelters provide services for street-dependent youth, ages 13 to 24,
including immediate engagement, intake, screening and referrals for
24 hour access to food, clothing, emergency shelter, and trustworthy
1635 SW Alder Street
Portland, OR 97232
Reservation line: 503-432-3986
DOOR TO GRACE
Volunteer training to work with commercially sexually exploited youth.
ADORNED IN GRACE
Design Studio outreach to at-risk teens in Portland!
BREAKING CHAINS BRACELETS
A portion of proceeds from each bracelet is donated to Door to Grace
GIRL BE HEARD
Learn about this amazing organization that uses theater as a vehicle to empower young women to be confident leaders while working through challenging circumstances.
How to Help
Educate yourself and reach out
- Learn the red-flag signs of human trafficking and report tips to the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-3737-888, and all emergencies to 911.
- Program the National Human Trafficking Hotline into your cell phone, 1-888-3737-888. It’s toll-free, multi-lingual and provides a wide range of services 24/7.
- Encourage communities and organizations in your area to integrate educational materials about human trafficking, into their organization or trainings. For example, ask your local hospital or school to promote educational material about human trafficking and to train their employees on what to do if they see it.
- Become a Facebook fan of the OATH to get news and events, and follow us on Twitter.
Local law enforcement officers and advocates make contact daily with child victims of sex trafficking. These victims are frequently in need of basic supplies such as clothing, hygiene supplies, and food.
NEW Clothing (only):
Sweats, pants, shirts, coats, underwear, socks in children’s and women’s sizes:
Cash Donations & Gift Cards
to local food establishments and are greatly appreciated and will be used to support victim programs.
Shampoo, conditioner, tooth brushes/paste, deodorant, feminine hygiene supplies.
Please mail donations (Checks only please) to:
MCSO - OATH
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 350
Portland, Oregon 97214
The Giving Connection