Stop Human Trafficking


Know the Signs

Learn the red flags and indicators of trafficking. Understand common myths about trafficking with facts.


Report a Tip

Contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline if you have any concerns about a potential trafficking situation. Call 1-888-373-7888, text HELP to BEFREE (233733), or email

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Spread the Word

Share and display HHS Look Beneath the Surface and DHS Blue Campaign awareness resources in your community. Let everyone know that the National Human Trafficking Hotline is here to help.

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Think Before You Shop

Consider how you shop and eat. Who made your clothes? Who prepared your food? Know which goods may be produced by child or forced labor.

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Tell Your Friends: Demand Fuels Exploitation

The U.S. Government has zero tolerance policies for employees, uniformed service members, and contractors paying for sex. Learn more about the Federal Acquisition Regulations and human trafficking (PDF).

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Volunteer Locally

Ask anti-trafficking organizations in your community how you can support them. Perhaps they need volunteers or you could help with an awareness event.

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Stay Informed

Sign up for OTIP's newsletter, follow Follow OTIP’s LinkedIn and the Administration for Children and Families’ Twitter and Facebook, read reports as they are released, or check out OTIP’s newsfeed.


Register for Training

The SOAR to Health and Wellness Training Program, delivered through OTIP’s National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center, provides tailored trainings to help professionals appropriately identify and address the needs of people impacted by human trafficking.


Use Your Skills

Can you train or hire survivors? Reach out to potential local partners. Do you work in a school? Propose anti-trafficking protocols. Are you an attorney? Offer pro-bono services. Writing a story? Use media best practices. Work in hospitals or clinics? Read the Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Health Care and Behavioral Health Systems. 


Raise Your Voice

Ask representatives how they are addressing human trafficking. Let them know what your community needs.