Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force
MISSION: Our goal is to work with state, federal and private agencies to discover and rescue victims of human trafficking while identifying and prosecuting offenders.
MISSION: Polaris Project’s vision is for a world without slavery.
SERVICES: Polaris Project’s comprehensive approach to combating human trafficking includes conducting direct outreach and victim identification, providing social services and transitional housing to victims, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) serving as the central national hotline on human trafficking, advocating for stronger state and Federal anti-trafficking legislation, and engaging community members in local and national grassroots efforts.
Stop Modern Slavery
Box 66462, Washington, DC 20035
MISSION: To end modern slavery through community education and action.
ACTIONS: Hosted the DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk in October. Offer use of their toolkit for organizing.
2100 M St NW, Ste 170-254
Washington, DC 20037
MISSION: D.C. based international nonprofit organization, works to prevent human trafficking and sexual violence in the lives of youth, especially girls, around the world.
FAIR Fund builds the capacity of communities to better identify and assist youth aged 11 to 24 who are at high risk or have been exploited via human trafficking and sexual violence. FAIR Fund has active programs in Bosnia, Chicago, Illinois, Serbia, Russia, Washington, D.C, and Uganda.
SERVICES: Preventative education workshops, outreach to exploited youth, and art therapy for girl survivors. FAIR Fund also provides adult ally training to teachers, social workers, educators, police, judges, lawyers, medical professionals, and students on how to best identify and assist high risk and sexually exploited or trafficked teens.
Safe House of Hope
901 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
MISSION: Safe House of Hope (SHO Hope) is designed for all former and current sex trafficking victims. Our clients come from different backgrounds. All identify themselves as currently and formerly involved in prostitution. The SHO Hope drop-in center provides clients with the space to be valued, nurtured, and to become part of an accepting community. As our clients realize their intrinsic value we offer healing to grow and dream again. We support and empower our clients to attain their goals and change their lives.
SERVICES: Street outreach; Drop in center with trauma therapy and small group workshops, free breakfast and/or lunch, free clothing and hygiene products, housing support, GED and work training, assistance for obtaining driver’s license and going to appointments and court; School lectures, Human Trafficking 101 classes.