Are You Being Forced to Work?These organizations can help!
The Vice and Sex Trafficking Investigations Section is a key member of the Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Task Force (SNHTTF), partnering with local and federal law enforcement agencies and non-governmental partners to combat Human Trafficking. The SNHTTF also provides awareness and education programs.
It is the mission of the Victim Services Detail to help victims of crime by providing crisis intervention, support, referrals, and encouraging safety practices to reduce the likelihood of future victimization.
The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.
YAP provides youth and their families with intensive support in their homes, school and community through our wraparound-advocacy model. Staff meet with youth and families multiple times a week at times most needed by the family, with an emphasis on safety and support.
Las Vegas has been identified by a Justice Department risk analysis study as one of 17 cities nationwide most likely to be the top destinations for trafficking victims. Everyday in our valley, SEEDS of Hope works with both foreign and domestic victims of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.
Through our comprehensive case management services we can provide emergency shelter, transportation, clothing, food, victim advocacy, crises intervention and safety planning, medical and dental care, derivative family member benefits, mental health counseling, employment assistance, legal referrals, substance abuse treatment, access to child care, and other service recommendations.
A wide range of classes, activities, workshops and services are provided here to young people who have been affected by a wide range of dehumanizing treatment that affects the dignity of an individual. Some of these experiences may include: sex trafficking, gangs, domestic violence, street violence, sexual assault, bullying, armed conflict & war, refugee status, hate crimes & discrimination, and institutional violence.
Our focus on supporting victims in the immediate aftermath and long-term recovery following sexual abuse and assault is unwavering. Through our 24 hour hotline; information and services available at our resource center; support of victims and families as they go through the court system; the recent addition and expansion of counseling services for survivors of sexual abuse and assault through our Signs of Hope Counseling Center.
WestCare Nevada, Sunset-to-Sunset Street Outreach Program is a comprehensive, holistic 24-hour street based program providing appropriate emergency shelter, education, employment assistance, prevention and intervention services to runaway, homeless and street youth in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Protecting children from abuse and neglect by partnering with our community to build safe, nurturing and stable families, to support family preservation when possible, to provide permanent families for those children who cannot safely return home and to ensure the well-being of children in our care.
Healthy Families is a residential program designed to meet the specific needs of pregnant and/or postpartum women, their children, and other affected family members. The program gives the women the opportunity to eliminate their dependency on alcohol and/or drugs, decrease incidents of low birth weight, assist in retaining custody of their children and re-unification with other children, become economically self-sufficient, accept responsibility, problem solve, build self-esteem and learn to respect themselves and others.