The Office of Refugee Resettlement identifies and serves victims of human trafficking, assisting foreign trafficking victims in the United States to become eligible for public benefits and services to the same extent as refugees. The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program also raises awareness of human trafficking through the HHS Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking campaign. The following resources provide information on human trafficking and ORR’s work to serve victims.
Anti-Trafficking in Persons
National Human Trafficking Resource Center - Fact Sheet
The NHTRC is a national, 24-hour, toll-free hotline for the human trafficking field in the United States. The NHTRC improves national efforts to protect victims of human trafficking in the United States by providing callers with a range of services.
What is Human Trafficking?
This page answer the question, "What is Human Trafficking?"
Human Trafficking - Fact Sheet
Victims of human trafficking are subjected to force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of commercial sex, debt bondage, or forced labor.
Labor Trafficking - Fact Sheet
Labor trafficking is: “The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage or slavery.
Sex Trafficking - Fact Sheet
Sex trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act is under the age of 18 years.
Trafficking Victim Assistance - Fact Sheet
This fact sheet goes through the benefits and services available to trafficking victims.
Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking - Fact Sheet
Everyone can play a role in identifying victims of human trafficking. An informed community member could also be a victim’s link to freedom.
Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking
The Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers provides information about assistance available to many victims of human trafficking in the United States.
Federal Government Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) called for the creation of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to coordinate anti-trafficking efforts among various U.S. Federal government agencies.
Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons: What We Do
This page goes over the background, mission, and work done by the Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons.
Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Contact Information
Contact information for the division of anti-trafficking in persons.
Trafficking in Persons - Resources
This page provides links to U.S. government offices and other resources related to combating trafficking.
Anti-Trafficking in Persons Programs
This page lists the programs that work on human trafficking victim identification and public awareness, and assistance for victims of human trafficking.
National Human Trafficking Resource Center Posters and Brochures
DVD, posters, and brochures in multiple languages raising awareness of victims of human trafficking.
Rescue and Restore Campaign
Rescue & Restore: Victims of Human Trafficking - Fact Sheets
This page provides links to fact sheets on many topics related to human trafficking. Several are published in multiple languages.
Rescue & Restore: Victims of Human Trafficking - Overview
The intent of the Rescue & Restore campaign is to increase the identification of trafficking victims in the United States and to help those victims receive the benefits and services they need to restore their lives.
Rescue & Restore: Victims of Human Trafficking - Campaign Tool Kits
This page provides human trafficking resources for health care providers, social service organizations, and law enforcement officers.
Look Beneath the Surface -DVD
This informational video on human trafficking and how to identify and assist victims is part of the Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking public awareness campaign.
Child Victims of Human Trafficking - Fact Sheet
This fact sheets answers questions about child victims of human trafficking, including current problems, how to report trafficking, and assistance available for these children.
Child Victims of Trafficking - Resources
This pages links to a fact sheet, a form to request assistance for child victims, information on services available, brochures and posters, and to programs for runaway and homeless youth.