Elijah Rising was founded in 2012 as a prayer gathering that focused on ending sex trafficking in Houston. Across Houston women and girls were being sold for sex, but there was little outcry, so Elijah Rising began hosting Van Tours and showing the public that sex trafficking is happening across our city.
Elijah Rising also leads volunteers on outreaches in Houston and the surrounding areas multiple times a month. Through outreach into the brothels, sexually oriented businesses, and streets we provide women with resources to find a way out of the sex industry.
As Elijah Rising’s mission expanded a new facet was added with the purchase of an 84-acre property in rural Fort Bend County. Elijah Rising’s Restorative Care program is a faith-based program that provides housing, trauma-informed counseling, and a caring community of support for adult women survivors of sex trafficking. Opening October 1, 2019.