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Health Care Provider Assessment Card

Also available in Spanish

The Health Care Provider Assessment Card can be downloaded, printed, and distributed in health care settings.Health Care Provider Assessment Card Image

Look Beneath the Surface: Victims of human trafficking may look like many of the people you help everyday.  Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 if you think you have encountered a victim of trafficking.

Look for the Following Clues:

  • Evidence of being controlled
  • Evidence of inability to move or leave job
  • Bruises or other signs of physical abuse
  • Fear or depression
  • Not speaking on own behalf and/or non-English speaking
  • No passport or other forms of identification or documentation

Asking the right questions will help you determine if the person in front of you is a victim of trafficking who needs your help. 

Key Questions to Ask:

  • What type of work do you do?
  • Are you being paid?
  • Can you leave your job if you want to?
  • Can you come and go as you please?
  • Have you or your family been threatened?
  • What are your working and living conditions like?
  • Where do you sleep and eat?
  • Do you have the ask permission to eat/sleep/go to the bathroom?
  • Are there locks on your doors/windows so you cannot get out?
  • Has your identification or documentation been taken from you?
Last Reviewed: December 15, 2016

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