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  • Human Trafficking / Sexual Exploitation

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Children's National Medical Center

  • The Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection Center is the only medical center in the District of Columbia with a team of health professionals dedicated to victims of child abuse and their families. The Center's team of medical professionals provides comprehensive examinations (conducted by pediatricians and nurses who specialize in forensic issues), treatment of sexually transmitted diseases or injuries, and trauma counseling for child victims of all forms of maltreatment (provided by psychologists and clinical social workers who specialize in childhood trauma and abuse).

    The Center's other services include:

    • Advocacy for victims and families
    • Psychological testing
    • Juvenile offender counseling services
    • Educational, psychological, developmental, and parent-child relationship assessments
    • Individual and family therapy for victimized children (age 4-22 years for non-offending mental health services)
    • Parenting education/therapy classes
    • Case management
    • Referral services for victims and their families

  • Main Line

    202-476-4100

  • Evening & Weekends

    202-476-5000

  • Address

    Children's National 111 Michigan Avenue NW Washington, DC 20010

  • Website

    http://childrensnational.org/departments/child-and-adolescent-protection

Safe Shores: Family Advocacy Services

  • Safe Shores—The DC Children’s Advocacy Center is a direct service nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and working directly with child victims of sexual and physical abuse in the District of Columbia. Safe Shores provides intervention (programs include forensic services, clinical services, case management and family advocacy), hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma and violence in the District of Columbia, and prevents child abuse through education and training.

  • Main Line

    202-645-3200

  • Address

    429 O St NW Washington, DC 20001

  • Website

    http://www.safeshores.org/

  • Email

    team@safeshores.org

Children's Law Center

  • Children's Law Center provides advocacy for children in the areas of family, health, and education. They help identify and resolve causes for children's health problems, including neglect, abuse, assault, and trafficking.

  • Phone

    202-467-4900

  • Address

    501 3rd St NW 8th Floor Washington, DC 20001

  • Website

    childrenslawcenter.org

Courtney's House

  • Courtney's House provides survivor-focused, trauma-informed, holistic services to youth who have been sex trafficked. The organization searches for children who are being trafficked, embraces survivors and brings them into a safe environment for healing, and trains community officials and creates awareness of the reality of sex trafficking.

  • Survivor Hotline/Referrals

    202-423-0480

  • Main

    202-525-1426

  • Address

    PO Box 48626 Washington, DC 20002

  • Website

    courtneyshouse.org

FAIR Girls

  • FAIR Girls provides emergency response services and compassionate individualized care to both domestic and foreign-born trafficked girls ages 11 to 21 in DC.

  • 24/7 Crisis Line

    1-855-900-3247

  • Main

    1-202-265-1505

  • Address

    2100 M Street NW Suite 170-254 Washington, DC 20037

  • Website

    www.fairgirls.org

  • Email

    info@fairgirls.org

Polaris Project

  • The Polaris Project provides comprehensive clinical social services to victims of all forms of human trafficking in Washington, DC.

  • Main

    202-745-1001

  • Address

    P.O. Box 65323 Washington, DC 20035

  • Website

    www.polarisproject.org

  • Email

    info@polarisproject.org

Amara Legal Center

  • Amara Legal Center provides free legal services to individuals whose rights have been violated while involved in commercial sex, whether involvement was by coercion, necessity, choice, or otherwise, in the DC metropolitan area. Some areas of assistance include, but are not limited to, assisting survivors in filing petitions of expungement, obtaining restraining or civil protection orders, re-gaining custody of children, and advocacy in criminal and specialized cases.

  • Phone

    240-257-6492

  • Address

    PO Box 15255 Washington, DC 20003

  • Website

    amaralegal.org

  • Email

    info@amaralegal.org

HER Resiliency Center (HER)

  • HER Resiliency Center (HER) provides support, resources and guidance to young women, ages 18-25, overcoming various forms of hardship in their lives. We know that access to appropriate resources while transitioning from adolescence to adulthood is vital in shaping the trajectory of a young woman’s life. HER supports young women during this critical time by providing one-on-one assistance navigating life’s challenges; skill-building workshops in the community on topics such as employment, sexual health, and personal empowerment; and matching to mentors with lived experience overcoming adversity. 

  • Main

    202-643-7831

  • Website

    HERdc.org

  • Email

    Info@HerResiliencyCenter.org

MPD Command Information Center

  • Any citizen can call and speak to officers and provide info if they become aware of human trafficking or crimes related to children, if they come across exploitation of children online.Text messages are monitored by members of the department 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Tips are then analyzed and passed on to the appropriate unit or division for follow-up.

    This line is available 24/7. Callers may request to remain anonymous. For those who use the text tip line, the sender will not receive a response to the original message.  

  • Phone

    202-727-9099

  • Text Tip Line

    50411

Metropolitan Police Department Youth and Family Services Division

Rights4Girls

  • Rights4Girls is a national human rights organization working to end gender-based violence in the U.S. They work to change the narrative as well as policies that allow girls to be criminalized when they are victimized; and advocate for approaches that provide girls and young women with safety and support. Their human rights work includes public education campaigns, policy development and advocacy, coalition building, research, and training and technical assistance.   

  • Address

    1220 L Street NW, Suite 605 Washington, DC 20005

  • Website

    http://rights4girls.org/

The Exodus Project

  • The Exodus Project assists with enhancing awareness about human trafficking through workshops, discussion forums, and presentations, with a focus on serving underdeveloped and under-served communities, at-risk youth, and service providers connected with foster care and juvenile justice.

  • Main Line

    202-888-9056

  • Website

    dcexodusproject.org

  • Email

    dcexodusproject@gmail.com

National Human Trafficking Hotline

  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in over 200 languages. All calls are confidential and answered live by highly trained Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocates.

  • Phone

    888-373-7888

  • Text

    233733

  • Website

    https://humantraffickinghotline.org/