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Human Trafficking

Alvis

  • Community Reentry Program: Offers a range of services created to help people who are transitioning from the corrections system back into the community. Services include: cognitive-behavioral treatment at their residential reentry center, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, workforce development, case management, mentoring, housing assistance and links to community services and support.
  • Community Recovery Program: Amethyst and Recovery Choices are two Alvis programs. Amethyst offers a range of services to women and their families. Recovery Choices is a substance abuse treatment program.
  • Developmental Disabilities Program: Promote independence, personal accountability and growth for the clients with developmental disabilities. Services include: residential care, behavioral intervention, vocational/job readiness skills training and supported living.

2100 Stella Court, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 252-8402
alvis180.org

Central Ohio Rescue & Restore Coalition (CORRC)

Assist victims of human trafficking, this coalition of community agencies provides information and resources through their 24-hour hotline. They provide free workshops and training on human trafficking. The Coalition’s work is focused in four areas: public awareness, social services, law enforcement and legislation.
966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
National Human Trafficking Hotline: (888) 373-7888 or text “INFO” or “HELP” to 233733
(614) 285-4357
swo.salvationarmy.org/rescueandrestore

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS)

Helps immigrants and refugees from all countries establish roots and gain self-sufficiency in Central Ohio. They offer job training, English language classes, after school tutoring for children, case management for victims of domestic violence and much more. They provide all of these services at various sites throughout Central Ohio. Visit the website for a list of all the program sites.
Main Office: 1060 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 252-5362
ethiotss.org
Locations: ethiotss.org/locations.html

Freedom a la Cart

Serves survivors of human trafficking so they can build a new life of freedom and self-sufficiency. They help by giving practical job skills and developing a strong work ethic through their organization and community partnerships.
Metropolitan Library’s Northside Branch
Physical Address: 1423 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Mailing Address: PO Box 21987, Columbus, Ohio 43221
(614) 992-3252
freedomalacart.org

Gracehaven

A faith-based non-profit organization that cares for sexually exploited children under age 18 by providing comprehensive services, such as long-term shelter, education and counseling.
Office: 5000 Arlington Centre, Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43220
Mailing: PO Box 82102, Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 302-9515
gracehaven.me

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

This national, toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country every day of the year. Call to report a tip, connect with local anti-trafficking services or find more resources and information.
PO Box 53315, Washington, DC 20009
24-Hour Hotline: (888) 373-7888 or text “INFO” or “HELP” to 233733
polarisproject.org

Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Offers several free services to the Latino community including: homework help, educational after school programs and summer camps; translation and interpretation services, ESL and citizenship classes for adults; tobacco free program, free car seat checks, and support group for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Main Office
    100 East Campus View Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
  • Cultural and Educational Centers
    3431 East Main Street, Columbus Ohio, 43213
    3360 Kohr Boulevard, Columbus Ohio 43224
    3556 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43204

(614) 840-9934
ohiohispaniccoalition.org

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

The website provides helpful information and resources and a directory of the various anti-human trafficking coalitions throughout Ohio. The Central Ohio Rescue and Restore Coalition services provided include law enforcement, case management, housing assistance, economic assistance, legal assistance, referrals, counseling, addiction recovery, workforce development training, employment for survivors and more.
966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 437-2147
National Human Trafficking Hotline: (888) 373-7888 or text “INFO” or “HELP” to 233733
humantrafficking.ohio.gov

Out of Darkness

An anti-trafficking outreach and rescue organization for adult women victims of commercial sexual exploitation. Through weekly outreach, they offer hope and encouragement to women on the streets. Programs at their drop-in center include a community garden and lessons based on strength, identity, goal setting, and real love, as well as toiletries, a shared meal, and connection to resources.
PO Box 1112, Westerville, Ohio 43086
(614) 600-2154
outofdarknesscolumbusoh.org

Polaris Project

Provides resources and information on human trafficking. They also do advocacy work and help victims of human trafficking.
PO Box 65323, Washington, DC 20035
General Information: (202) 790-6300
Polaris BeFree Textline: Text “BeFree” (233733)
polarisproject.org

Reins of Freedom

Program: Provides trauma-informed mental health care focusing on children, adults and families who have experienced sexual abuse/trafficking, while also making services available to those with anxiety, depression, PTSD and addiction. Their scope of expertise is offering equine (horse) assisted psychotherapy. This is where clients have the opportunity to interact with horses as part of their treatment plan.
Eligibility: children and youth ages 4 and older
Cost: Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options. Offers reduced fees to those that qualify.
3 West Main Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(614) 633-5946
reinsoffreedom.org

She Has A Name

A faith-based organization that teaches job skills to survivors of human trafficking. They also provide education classes, increase awareness and serve partner organizations in the Central Ohio community.
Office: 345 East Second Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Mailing: 605 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 636-0421
shehasaname.org

She Has A Name Cleaning Services

Residential and commercial cleaning company that empowers survivors of human trafficking in Columbus, Ohio. Provides survivors of human trafficking the opportunity to be restored into society and welcomed into the workplace through an innovative business that provides top-quality cleaning services to clients who care.
1059 Cable Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
(614) 447-0528
shancleaning.com

Survivor’s Ink

Offers full scholarships to survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation to have their physical scars, markings and brandings covered or removed.
PO Box 44001, Columbus, Ohio 43204
survivorsink.org

The SWITCH National Anti-Human Trafficking Network

A national network providing support, resources, housing, protection to victims of human trafficking, street prostitution, homeless and vulnerable youth. SWITCH advocates and works towards awareness, enforcement, community connections and prevention programs.
178 West Schrock Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(614) 285-4433
jointheswitch.org