Human trafficking, or “modern day slavery”, is a crime and a global phenomenon that involves obtaining or maintaining the labor or services of another person through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. These human rights violations can occur in the forms of commercial sex (sex trafficking) and forced labor such as domestic servitude, factory or agricultural work. To report a tip or connect with service providers and shelters in your local area, call the National Human Trafficking hotline at 1-888-373-7888.
Indicators of human trafficking may include but are not limited to:
In our housing program, we work directly with human trafficking rescues. Watch the videos below to hear their stories.
Grandma’s House of Hope partners with the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) by providing shelter to clients and promoting awareness of human trafficking in Orange County. To learn more, click here to visit OCHTTF’s website.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, they have to be in a domestic violence shelter for 30 days before they can come to us. Here are some suggestions: