(WXYZ) — January is Human Trafficking Awareness month, and all day Tuesday, we're telling you about what you need to be on the lookout for when it comes to human trafficking, apps you need to keep an eye on, and much more.
- These indicators could help you identify victims of human trafficking
- The apps human trafficking predators use and what parents should know
The National Human Trafficking Hotline is an organization in the U.S. that connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. You can call them at 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711) or text them at 233733.
In addition, the website lists a variety of organizations across metro Detroit 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.
– All Worthy of Love – 313-923-7477 (24 hour hotline)
– Alternatives for Girls – 888-234-3919 (24-hour hotline) or 313-361-4000 x295
– Common Ground – 800-231-1127 or 248-456-8150
– Freedom House - Detroit – 313-964-4320 or 248-508-2765
– Genesee County Youth Corporation - 810-233-8700
– Human Trafficking Clinic - UM Law School – 724-615-3600
– Michigan Abolitionist Project
– Restoration Place – 810-399-9713
– Sanctum House – 248-574-9373 x104
– The Alabaster Gift – 586-453-7129 x2
– Vista Maria – 313-271-3050 x360
– Voices for Children Advocacy Center – 810-238-3333
– Wayne County SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner's Program) – 313-964-9701