Across the United States there are law enforcement professionals, victim advocates, social workers, and relatives searching the Internet and dialing the phone looking for a program to find assistance for a trafficking survivor.
Often, their first (and desperate) question is:
But that’s not the question that may get results.
The National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance endeavors to expedite placement of victims into qualified programs that have availability. We have identified 170+ residential service providers, the majority of them are able to take referrals from anywhere in the U.S.– we just have to close the gap between the victim seeking placement and the agencies who can offer services.
The RAPID REFERRAL process is open to any Referring Agency who has encountered a victim of domestic human trafficking, sexual exploitation, or prostitution, and who is seeking residential care.
Referring Agencies or Individuals who choose to use this process agree to the following:
Rapid Referral does NOT link to emergency care services. If you are looking for emergency care, please go to Survivor Resources or call 911.