Resources

NATIONAL

  • U.S. Department of Justice Worker Exploitation Complaint Line | 888-428-7581 (M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST)
    To report suspected instances of human trafficking or worker exploitation or contact the FBI field office nearest you. This toll-free service offers foreign language translation in most languages and TTY. After business hours, the complaint line has a message service in English, Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.

MINNESOTA

  • Breaking Free, St. Paul | 651-645-6557 | www.breakingfree.net
    The organization’s mission is to educate and provide services to women and girls who have been victims of commercial sexual exploitation (prostitution/sex-trafficking) and need assistance escaping the violence in their lives.
  • Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, Minneapolis | 612-728-2000 | www.miwrc.org
    Trafficking Outreach Coordinator: 612-728-2014, dcampbell@miwrc.org
    Services include attending medical procedures, filing police reports, attending court hearings, securing orders for protection and creating a safety plan. Long-term support groups provide ongoing support and empowerment for women who have been assaulted or trafficked into prostitution. Housing resources, access to mental health care, and other healing services are available.
  • PRIDE (Prostitution to Independence, Dignity & Equality), Minneapolis, MN | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 612-728-2062, toll-free at 888-PRIDE-99 | www.thefamilypartnership.org | artika.roller@fcsmn.org
    PRIDE is a nationally recognized and highly successful program to help women get out, and stay out, of prostitution. PRIDE is based on self-help, advocacy and support for women. Drop-in center and a weekly support group for survivors.
  • Institute for Trafficked, Exploited & Missing Persons (ITEMP) | Director@ITEMP.org | www.ITEMP.org
    An international organization dedicated to ending contemporary slavery and human trafficking through public awareness, research, and direct intervention with offices in Bismarck, ND, Minneapolis, and Antigua, Guatemala.
  • The Advocates for Human Rights | 612-341-3302 | hrights@advrights.org | www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org
    A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights. Through cutting-edge research, education, traingin and advocacy, The Advocates saves lives, fights injustice, restores peace, and builds the human rights movement in the United States and around the world.
  • PAVSA (Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault), Duluth, MN | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 218-726-1931, Office: 218-726-1442 | www.pavsa.org
    PAVSA is a nonprofit rape crisis center in southern St. Louis County that helps area residents cope with the aftermath of sexual violence. Services include various options for people who have been victimized, ranging from immediate crisis intervention to long-term counseling.
  • Runaway Intervention Project, St. Paul |651.220.6750| Laurel.edinburgh@childrensmn.org
    The Runaway Intervention Program (RIP) is a strengths-based home visiting, case management, and group support program for sexually assaulted or exploited young runaway girls. RIP was designed for runaway girls ages 12 to 15 and aims to reestablish positive development trajectories, reduce traumatic distress, improve health and coping behaviors, increase supportive relationships and protective factors, and prevent or diminish common risk behaviors associated with sexual abuse or exploitation.