- Are forced to work.
- Are not allowed to leave work or quit your job.
- Know someone who is being forced to work.
- Think you may be a trafficking victim, or if you know someone who might be a trafficking victim.
Support may include:
- Developing a plan to leave an employer or situation.
- Gaining access to food, clothing, shelter, education and medical care.
- Understanding all your rights and options.
- Understanding the criminal justice system, if needed.
- Knowing your rights with government agencies, police, prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges and serve as your advocate.
- Providing support and guidance.
Washington Crime Victim Service Centers
Crime Victim Service Centers (CVSCs) support and assist children, youth and adults (all genders) who have experienced “hurt or harm” from trafficking and other crime types, regardless if the crime was reported to law enforcement or when the crime occurred. To see a list of the CVSCs in your area, please Click Here.
Crime Victim Service Center Hotline – (888) 288-9221
Washington State Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN) Hotline – (206)245-0782
The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) uses a person-centered approach that acknowledges and respects the human rights of all people who have been hurt or harmed. OCVA funds programs that serve people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault and other types of crimes. To see what resources are available in your area, visit the OCVA portion of this website.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (web)
SOAR-Stop. Observe. Ask. Respond to Human Trafficking: A Training for Health Care and Social Service Providers (web)
Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (web)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (web)
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (web)
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (web)
Washington Coalition of Crime Victims Advocates (web)
HEAL Trafficking – Health, Education,
Advocacy, Linkage (web)