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 offers outpatient services for domestic violence survivors, runaway and homeless youth, low-income people, persons in crisis, and women, children, and families. People can access lifesaving support 24 hours a day through five shelters, four community service centers and five crisis and suicide hotlines.

Coalition 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.


Waymakers 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 Program: 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 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. They have a number of agencies located on site, which offer 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, 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.

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