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Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline  

The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and support to get help and stay safe. The Trafficking Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases.

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Human Trafficking: Recognizing the Signs

Visit this web page to learn to recognize the signs of human trafficking, who is vulnerable, and how traffickers lure people in. 

I am Jasmine Strong

Jasmine Strong is a non-profit organization with a mission to change the way people think of youth who have experienced exploitation. This site has stories, tips, resources, and help.  

Safety Planning Information

Provides safety planning information and resources. Safety planning can include risk assessments, preparations, and contingency plans to increase the safety of a human trafficking victim or an individual at-risk for human trafficking, as well as any agency or individual assisting a victim. 

Human Trafficking of Children (San Diego County Office of Education) 

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) supports school district offices, parents, and community-based agencies in issues related to human trafficking of children by providing training, staff development, technical assistance, and consultation. Resources for parents and caregivers are available as well as community-based referrals for services. 

SAFE Family Justice Centers (Riverside County)

The SAFE Family Justice Centers are a safe place for victims of abuse to get help. SAFE Family Justice Centers provide advocacy and support services to individuals who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, child/elder abuse and services for youth who are at risk. 

San Bernardino County District Attorney: Human Trafficking Resources

Victim advocates support victims of human trafficking through the court process to help victims feel safe and cared for. Resources, centers, and organizations are listed.

Male Survivor

Male Survivor provides personalized support for men at every stage of the healing process. They facilitate dialogue among survivors, as well as between survivors and professional therapists, on their online support forums like a vibrant and moderated Support Forum, online 24/7 chat and at in-person events. They provide educational resources that help empower male survivors to process their past and look forward to a brighter future.

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At Altus Schools, we have developed a comprehensive mental health program that consists of several elements designed to support students directly and build staff capacity to create safe and supportive learning environments that are trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and that connect students and families to appropriate resources. Highlights of our mental health program include (1) teachers who are specially trained in suicide screening, trauma-informed practices, human trafficking prevention, and socio-emotional learning; (2) strategic partnerships with community organizations to provide mental health services; (3) a team of school nurses; (4) a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; (5) a Healthy Youth Department that coordinates student webinars and professional learning to support students’ mental health and wellness; (6) student webinars with socio-emotional learning through our Resilience in Students and Education (RISE) series; (7) suicide prevention, intervention and postvention protocols; (8) tools for connecting students and families to information resources; (9) parent/guardian webinars through our Family Learning Series on student mental health, wellness, and community resources; and (10) administration of special programs and coordination of services for identified student groups.