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

Call 1-888-373-7888

( TTY: 711)

Text 233733 


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Barbara Freeman (seen on the left) founded the The Freeman Project to house women in transition as a step over from local rehabilitation and correction facilities where they are provided a continuum of care and the opportunity to build trusting relationships that last while working on a clean and sober lifestyle. 

As a survivor of trafficking herself, Barbara now dedicates her time to both running the The Freeman Project out of Columbus, OH and sharing her story as a motivational speaker. 


CATCH Court is a diversion program for victims of human trafficking. "The model has roots in Columbus, Ohio, where a judge decided to direct women toward rehabilitation instead of jail. Ten years ago, Judge Paul Herbert was sitting in a courtroom when he noticed a trend. He was seeing lots of women who were abused and forced into sex work, but they were being treated like criminals..."


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Survivor's Ink exists to empower human trafficking survivors by breaking the psychological chains of enslavement through beautifying, removing, or covering their physical scars, markings, and brandings, which are constant reminders of a violent past. In addition, we strive to be a reliable resource connection to direct services for victims and survivors in order to help them rebuild their lives.

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Freedom a la Cart makes your meal more meaningful by deliciously combining fresh, flavorful cuisine with life-changing employment and support to survivors of human trafficking. At Freedom a la Cart, hope is brought to survivors of human trafficking so they can build a new life of freedom and self-sufficiency. Women gain practical job skills and develop strong work ethic in order to create a pathway to freedom. Freedom is a safe place of restoration where survivors can heal, learn and grow as they prepare for sustainable employment within their community.


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The Athens County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) provides services for child survivors of sexual abuse and their families in a child-friendly environment.  The CAC serves as a centralized location for interviewing and examining children who are survivors of sexual abuse. 

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