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TTY: 711

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  • “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 Trafficking Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases. 

  • The toll-free phone and SMS text lines and live online chat function are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Help is available in English or Spanish, or in more than 200 additional languages through an on-call interpreter.

  • Hearing and speech-impaired individuals can contact the Trafficking Hotline by dialing 711, the free national access number that connects to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline serves all individuals who reach out for our services regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other factor protected by local, state, or federal law.

  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline is not a government entity. We are not law enforcement, immigration or an investigative agency. The Trafficking Hotline does not provide services directly to victims or survivors but rather connects them with vetted services and supports around the country. Correspondence with the Trafficking Hotline is confidential and you may request assistance or report a tip anonymously.”

1-800-842-5678 (24/7)

  • “NCMEC’s CyberTipline is the nation’s centralized reporting system for the online exploitation of children. The public and electronic service providers can make reports of suspected online enticement of children for sexual acts, extra-familial child sexual molestation, child pornography, child sex tourism, child sex trafficking, unsolicited obscene materials sent to a child, misleading domain names, and misleading words or digital images on the internet.”

  • “NCMEC provides specialized technical assistance, analysis and recovery services on cases involving child sex trafficking, including:

    • reviewing CyberTipline reports related to child sex trafficking;

    • assisting on cases of missing children involved in, or at risk of, trafficking;

    • providing technical assistance and training to help with the identification, location and provision of recovery planning and services to victims of child sex trafficking 

    • supporting the recovery of victims by making referrals for post-recovery resources and services for child sex trafficking victims and their families

    • providing peer-to-peer support for families of child sex trafficking victims”

1-800-252-5400 (24/7)

  • “Call our Abuse Hotline toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, nationwide, or report with our secure website and get a response within 24 hours.”

  • “The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has a central place to report:

    • Child abuse and neglect.

    • Abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation of the elderly or adults with disabilities living at home.

    • Abuse of children in child-care facilities or treatment centers.

    • Abuse of adults and children who live in state facilities or are being helped by programs for people with mental illness or intellectual disabilities. These are run by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) or Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).”

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