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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.

911 Emergency

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.

1-888-3737-888 National Human Trafficking Resource Center

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.

Additional Resources

NATIONWIDE

911.gov

For more information about calling 911, visit the 911 Federal Website as well as the 911 Resource Center.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

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 WHD enforces Federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. See our fact sheet or visit their website for more information.

US Department of State (USDOS)

USDOS - Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Polaris Project

The Polaris Project has a variety of resources including information, survivor stories and ways to help.

Polaris 2015 Statistics

OREGON

Immigration Counseling Service

The ICS dedicates their service to improving the lives of Oregon’s immigrant communities.

Phone: 503-221-1689
519 SW Park Ave
Suite 610
Portland, OR 97205

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI)

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.org

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.

CO-OATH - Central Oregon OATH

Monthly Community Action Committee Second Monday, 11:30am-12:30pm Boston’s Restaurant 61276 S. Hwy 97

Bend Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PORTLAND METRO

Harry’s Mother

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
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 503-233-6090

NOW

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

SARC

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
Office: 503-626-9100
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 adult staff.
1635 SW Alder Street
Portland, OR 97232
Reservation line: 503-432-3986

DOOR TO GRACE

http://www.doortograce.org/
Volunteer training to work with commercially sexually exploited youth.

ADORNED IN GRACE

The design studio
Design Studio outreach to at-risk teens in Portland!

BREAKING CHAINS BRACELETS

Information
A portion of proceeds from each bracelet is donated to Door to Grace

GIRL BE HEARD

mission and philosophy
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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Sign up now for the OATH Newsletter. Learn about Oregon and SW Washington human trafficking and related events or add an event by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  4. Host a human trafficking training or film screening at your school, workplace or place of worship. Contact Multnomah County Detective Keith Bickford @ 503-793-9221, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
  5. 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.
  6. Become a Facebook fan of the OATH to get news and events.
  7. Check Reddit HumanTrafficking and other social media for news and events using #humantrafficking to search for and tag posts.
  8. Learn about human rights from the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

What can you do today?

  1. Create awareness! Follow OATH on Facebook.
  2. Learn about Oregon and SW Washington human trafficking and related events or add an event by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. Report a crime. If you suspect a case of human trafficking, don't put yourself and others in danger by intervening. Call 911 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-3737-888.

Donations

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.
  • Hygiene Supplies shampoo, conditioner, tooth brushes/paste, deodorant, feminine hygiene supplies.
  • Gift Cards to local food establishments are greatly appreciated and will be used to support victim programs.
  • Cash Donations

Please mail donations (checks only please) to Oregon OATH at:

MCSO - OATH
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 350
Portland, Oregon 97214

For all other donations, The Giving Connection coordinates the distribution of donations to advocates, service providers, and first responders working with survivors of child sex trafficking. To make a donation, email them here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.