If you believe you or someone you know is being trafficked for sex please
Contact the Metropolitan Police Department Command Information Center at 202-727-9099
Text the MPD tip line at 50411
Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 or text INFO or HELP to 233733
If you or someone you know has been impacted by sex trafficking or sexual violence, please visit www.askDC.org or download the app on the App Store or Google Play. ASK DC is free, confidential, and available in 8 languages.
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Amara Legal Center
Amara Legal Center provides free legal services to individuals in the DC metropolitan area whose rights have been violated while involved in commercial sex, whether involvement was by coercion, necessity, choice, or otherwise.
Children’s Law Center
For over 20 years, Children’s Law Center has focused on serving children and families in the District of Columbia. Serving children in legal areas related to family, health, and education, CLC also maintains a Guardian ad Litem program and partners with more than 500 pro bono attorneys annually to serve some of the District’s most vulnerable children.
Children’s National Medical Center
The Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection Center at Children’s National Medical Center is the only medical center in DC with a team of health professionals dedicated to victims of child abuse and their families, and one of the few hospitals in the country using a team approach to assessing and treating victims. With DC experiencing twice the national rate of child abuse, the multidisciplinary nature of their services aims to address child assault and institutionalize prevention and protection.
Courtney’s House is dedicated to helping women and children heal from domestic sex trafficking and commercial sex exploitation. Staff survivors help youth by providing survivor-focused, trauma-informed care. The organization also specializes in helping communities and law enforcement create awareness about sex trafficking.
DC Rape Crisis Center
DC Rape Crisis Center is the oldest and first rape crisis center in the country. They facilitate change by equipping a diverse group of stakeholders to respond to survivors of sexual assault in a comprehensive way. DCRCC provides therapeutic services, training and technical assistance, community education, and public policy initiatives.
FAIR Girls strives to end human trafficking through trauma and survivor-informed services. Through prevention education and policy advocacy, FAIR Girls also works to eradicate human trafficking from an institutional perspective.
HER Resiliency Center
HER Resiliency Center is a non-profit organization that helps vulnerable young women ages 18 to 25 with the support, skills, and resources they need to make positive decisions and thrive. Through mentoring, workshops, and the support of dedicated and highly trained staff, HER gives young women a path to independence and a different life.
Metropolitan Police Department
The Metropolitan Police Department, Youth and Family Services Division, is responsible for investigating child abuse and neglect, child sexual abuse and exploitation, juvenile missing persons, internet crimes against children, and more. It is the mission of the Metropolitan Police Department to safeguard the District of Columbia and protect its residents and visitors with the highest regard for the sanctity of human life. Read more about the Youth and Family Services Division here.
Rights4Girls is a human rights organization working to end gender-based violence in the U.S. by advocating for the dignity and rights of young women and girls. Rights4Girls executes their mission through policy reform, global partnerships, and developing public awareness.
Safe Shores is a direct service nonprofit that works directly with child victims of sexual and physical abuse in Washington, DC. They aim to provide intervention, hope, and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma, and violence, and prevent child abuse through education and training.