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

  • 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, training, and advocacy, The Advocates saves lives, fights injustice, restores peace, and builds the human rights movement in the United States and around the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PRIDE (Promoting Recovery, Independence, Dignity & Equality), Minneapolis, MN | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 612-728-2062, toll-free at 888-774-3399 | www.thefamilypartnership.org | csmith@thefamilypartnership.org
    PRIDE is a nationally recognized for its advocacy against commercial sexual exploitation and its highly successful program to provided support services to sexually exploited women, teens, and their families. Drop-in center and a weekly support group for survivors.
  • Institute for Trafficked, Exploited & Missing Persons (ITEMP) | 612-351-8020 | 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, MN and Antigua, Guatemala.