Call 911, if it is an emergency.
If someone needs help right away because they are an immediate danger.
The National Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888 or text INFO or HELP to BEFREE (233733)
The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe.
The National Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases. It is confidential and you may request assistance or report a tip anonymously.
The toll-free phone and SMS text lines. Help is available in English or Spanish, or in more than 200 additional languages through an on-call interpreter.
National Runaway Safeline: 800-RUN-AWAY
National Runaway Safeline is here to support you whether you are thinking of running away or already have. THEY DON’T JUDGE. You can expect to share your story with someone who won’t judge or tell you what to do. THEY’RE TRAINED TO HELP YOU. Each team member has been trained to handle a crisis, provide support and listen to your story. Can talk 24/7 with toll-free text or call.
This online Referral Directory is made up of anti-trafficking organizations and programs that offer emergency, transitional, or long-term services to victims and survivors of human trafficking as well as those that provide resources and opportunities in the anti-trafficking field.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
If Your Child or Friend is Missing
Step 1: Call 911
- Provide law enforcement with your child’s name, date of birth, height, weight and descriptions of any other unique identifiers such as eyeglasses and braces. Tell them when you noticed your child was missing and what clothing he or she was wearing.
- Request law enforcement authorities immediately enter your child’s name and identifying information into the FBI’s National Crime Information Center Missing Person File.
- Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have information about a missing child or suspected child sexual exploitation, call to report.