Call 888-373-7888 to report suspected human trafficking or if you need help.
Resources in Alabama
Alabama Public Radio is reporting on human trafficking. You may be a victim of trafficking or you may know someone who is a victim. You may want to reach out for additional information or assistance. These are some of the resources that are available in Alabama.
For Treatment and Support:
The Wellhouse (trafficking survivor shelter near Birmingham)
We provide a safe residential environment to women, offering spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical support services. We welcome all women who have been sexually exploited through human trafficking. Regardless of race, color, creed, or religion, women in pain can be assured they will find love and acceptance at The Well House.
The Rose Center (A drop-in facility in Mobile)
Based in Mobile, Alabama, The Rose Center is a drop-in center for young women who are severely at risk for trafficking or already being exploited and it provides services ranging from job preparation, to group counseling, individual therapy, and more. The Rose Center serves as a bridge between the life of trafficking and the long-term care she needs to live an empowered life.
Safe Harbor Youth (a shelter for trafficked young people in the Huntsville area)
In four years, mort than 70 youth have entered th Safe Harbor Youth Transitional Living Program. Only once has a youth left the program to return to the streets.
Children’s of Alabama CHIPS program (Children’s Hospital Intervention and Prevention Services—in Birmingham)
CHIPS Center has been an outpatient center at Children’s of Alabama since 1995 where children who have experienced suspected abuse and their families impacted by suspected abuse can come for support, hope, and healing. The CHIPS staff is a team of specially trained licensed professional counselors, doctors, licensed social workers, and sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE).
Blanket Fort Hope (youth sexual assault survivor shelter in the Birmingham area)
Our mission is to love and care for child trafficking victims through housing, services, and long-term commitment, and to prevent children from becoming victims by educating children, and professionals who work with children, about human trafficking.
Trafficking Hope (Survivor support group)
Our mission at Trafficking Hope is to eradicate sex trafficking across the nation while helping empower local churches and organizations in their city and state.
National Children’s Advocacy Center (trains investigators and prosecutors to work with young survivors of sexual assault in Huntsville)
The National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, revolutionized the United States’ response to child sexual abuse. Since its creation in 1985, the NCAC has served as a model for the 1000+ Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) now operating in the United States and in more than 33 countries throughout the world.
End It Alabama (with the Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force)
Text HELP to BeFree (233733)
Statewide taskforce to combat human trafficking in Alabama.
North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force (North Alabama Trafficking Task Force)
The North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force was formed to raise public awareness, educate the community, and advocate to effect change in local, regional, and state policies related to human trafficking.
With a special emphasis on sexual exploitation, the North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force works with service providers, law enforcement, and other agencies and coalitions across north Alabama and the state to prevent human trafficking.