Getting Help for Victims

Non-Governmental Organizations Funded by the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

1736 Family Crisis Center

1736 Family Crisis Center is a Los Angeles nonprofit shelter and outpatient services for domestic violence survivors, runaway and homeless youth, low-income people, persons in crisis. en, women, children and families can access life saving support 24 hours a day through five shelters, four community service centers and five crisis and suicide hotlines.


Coaliton to Abolish Slavery (CAST)

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles–based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, lifesaving services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation.


Community Service Program, Inc. (CSP)

CSP provides comprehensive services to adult and minor victims of international or domestic trafficking involving commercial sex or forced labor, who were victimized in Orange County, or who are survivors currently living in Orange County, CA.


Family Assistance Center Progam: Anti-Human Trafficking 24 Hour Hotline

Family Assistance Program provides case management and support to victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.  Clients are referred to our care through strong partnerships with Public Defenders, District Attorneys, and the California Department of Probation.


Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission, Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT)

Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) provides awareness, training, technical assistance, and advocacy about human trafficking and trafficking-related issues.


Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting & Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSEY)

MISSSEY is a survivor-centered, trauma-informed organization confronting the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Oakland, in Alameda County, and throughout California.


North County Lifeline, Inc.

Project LIFE is an advocacy program that works with people of all ages who have been or are currently victims or survivors of Sex and Labor Trafficking identified by local law enforcement, self-identify, or the community. Project LIFE offers trauma informed services that include victim advocacy, crisis management, safety planning, intensive case management, and therapy.


Opening Doors, Inc.

Opening Doors serves underserved members of the Greater Sacramento Area to find greater opportunities within the US social and economic system, to become self-sufficient, and to realize their dreams of a better future. Their programs help those escaping human trafficking and newly-arriving refugees to restart safe and healthy lives.


Operation Safe House

Operation Safe House provides emergency and long-term shelter, intervention and outreach services to runaway, homeless, exploited, and other youth in crisis. SafeHouse serves as co-chair of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking task force ensuring comprehensive care to all trafficking victims – minors and adults, domestic and foreign nationals.


Stand Up Placer

Stand Up Placer is available for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in crisis situations.


Stanislaus Family Justice Center Foundation

The Stanislaus Family Justice Center (SFJC), offers compassion and hope for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse and human trafficking with collaborative services in one safe place. We have a number of agencies located on site which offers these services at no cost.


Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. WEAVE

WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. Through a multi-disciplinary effort with Sacramento County, law enforcement, the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Court, Child Protective Services, and the District Attorney’s Office, WEAVE also provides 24/7 response, outreach and services for victims of sex trafficking.

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Other Non-Governmental Organizations

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) Hotline

The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the United States, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in more than 200 languages. The Hotline’s mission is to connect human trafficking victims and survivors to critical support and services to get help and stay safe, and to equip the anti-trafficking community with the tools to effectively combat all forms of human trafficking. The Hotline offers round-the-clock access to a safe space to report tips, seek services, and ask for help.

The Hotline has been operated since December 7th, 2007, by Polaris at polarisproject.org, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery and restore freedom to survivors of human trafficking. We are not a government entity, law enforcement, or immigration authority. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other private donors and supporters.

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Working with Victims of Human Trafficking in California

The following NGOs offer support specifically for victims of human trafficking in California. This is not an exhaustive list.

Disclaimer: The Attorney General’s Office does not endorse, have any responsibility for, or exercise control over these organizations’ and agencies’ views, services, and information.

Asian Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATC)

The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATC-BA or ATC) (formerly the Asian-Anti Trafficking Collaborative) is a coalition of five community-based, anti-violence and social justice organizations. Together we provide culturally and linguistically appropriate, comprehensive legal and social services to survivors of human trafficking, regardless of gender, national origin, race, or ethnicity.


Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice - LA)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice - LA) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA focuses on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice - LA is based in downtown Los Angeles, with satellite offices in Orange County and Sacramento.


Asian Women’s Shelter, San Francisco

Asian Women’s Shelter, San Francisco brings new hope to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. Provides comprehensive services, including a 24-hour crisis line, shelter program, case management and access to health and legal services. At AWS, survivors and their children begin to heal and rebuild their lives.


Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition, San Diego/National City

The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) is an alliance of over 60 government and nonprofit agencies in the United States and Latin America that is convened in and along the U.S.-Mexico Border Region to combat slavery and human trafficking.


Bay Area Women Against Rape, Oakland

Bay Area Women Against Rape. Founded in 1971, BAWAR was the first rape crisis center in the country. It was founded with the two-part goal of establishing a place where rape and incest survivors could receive the quality counseling and advocacy they need, and to provide community education regarding sexual assault.


Community Solutions, Morgan Hill

Community Solutions, Solutions to Violence programs provide empowerment-based services to strengthen and support survivors of intimate partner abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking crimes. We also provide prevention and education services for groups, schools, and the community about child abuse prevention and teen assault awareness.


Courage Worldwide, Rocklin

Courage Worldwide (CWW) is an international, 501 c(3) non-profit organization that is building homes around the world for children rescued out of sex trafficking. It is our passion and vision to build Courage Houses in every city that needs one so rescued children will have a safe place to call home.


Marjaree Mason Center, Fresno

Marjaree Mason Center, Fresno provides emergency and longer-term Safe Housing, along with a wide variety of support services for victims of domestic violence in Fresno County.


My Sister’s House

My Sister’s House 24-hour help line assists callers in identifying the signs of domestic violence and human trafficking, crisis intervention, safety planning, information and resource referrals and general support. Although it is oriented towards serving the needs of Asian and Pacific Islander women, My Sister’s House will not turn anyone away.


Operation Safe House, Riverside

Safe House Riverside Provides emergency and long-term shelter, intervention and outreach services to runaway, homeless, exploited, and other youth in crisis. SafeHouse serves as co-chair of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking task force ensuring comprehensive care to all trafficking victims – minors and adults, domestic and foreign nationals.


Sacramento Employment and Training Agency (SETA), Sacramento

The agency recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to administer the Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition, which will help coordinate services to better identify and protect human trafficking victims, raise awareness about the issue in the Sacramento area, and create a network among NGOs and local government entities.


Sacramento Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Coalition

Sacramento Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Coalition works to identify victims of human trafficking, connect them to services and promote awareness of human trafficking in the Greater Sacramento region. The Sacramento Rescue & Restore Coalition offers training on a wide variety human trafficking topics and referrals to additional community resources including services for victims.


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