If you are in an emergency situation, please do not wait.
Human Trafficking Numbers
To report online enticement/grooming:
Call NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678)
Call your local state FBI #
For all other trafficking incidents:
Call your local state FBI #
Call your local non-emergency #
Call - 1-888 - 373 - 7888
Text - "Befree" (233733)
Live Chat - humantraffickinghotline.org
4 Steps of Trafficking
Trolling: Search for victims online or in-person.
Grooming: Building trust and manipulating with false love.
Courting: Establishing an official relationship.
Seasoning: Process of breaking you down through physical, mental, and emotional means.
Are you concerned you are in a trafficking situation?
The FBI is a federal investigative and intelligence agency with jurisdiction in a wide range of federal crimes including human trafficking.
Submit a tip online: https://tips.fbi.gov/
St. Louis - 314-589-2500
Kansas City - 816-512-8200
Child Advocacy Center
Child Advocacy Center's mission is to respond to child abuse through a supportive team approach to reduce the trauma to children and their families.
General - https://childadvocacycenter.org | 417-831-2327
Wentzville - https://www.cacnemo.org | 636-332-0899
MO Coalition Against Trafficking and Exploitation (CATE)
CATE is a united community movement to prevent and respond to trafficking and exploitation.
https://mocate.org/resources/ | 314-441-4100
Youth in Need (Crisis Hotlines)
A united community movement to prevent and respond to trafficking and exploitation.
https://www.YouthInNeed.org | 314-819-8802
For local support, please call:
St. Louis City - 314-485-4635
St. Louis County 314-628-2929
St. Charles County - 636-642-0642
Please email for direction if you are concerned you are in the trafficking cycle and want help.
Truckers & Trafficking
The Lanier Law Firm has put together a guide about the connection between the trucking industry and human trafficking. We have included information about why human trafficking is prevalent in trucking, how people are victimized, and the signs all of us can look out for.
Restoration House - Kansas City
Long term home for human trafficking survivors.
Mercy Multiplied exists to provide opportunities for all to experience God's unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power.
The Covering House
The Covering House provide therapeutic recovery services to survivors of child sex trafficking.
Tools for Internet Protection
Protect Young Eyes
Are you curious about the apps that your children are using on their devices? Protect Young Eyes will help provide quick and easy information regarding the safety and/or concerns.
Thorn builds technology to defend children from sexual abuse.
Covenant Eyes Is Designed To Help You & Your Loved Ones Live Free From Pornography.
Compass Health Network
We assist families or individuals with learning techniques to help them manage their own illnesses and focus on ways to prevent the onset of illnesses. We help behavioral health, substance abuse disorder, pediatric and family medicine, and dental care.
We assist families and children with trauma assessment and psychological evaluation, therapy, coaching and education, foster care and adoption, and therapeutic preschool.
Family Life Counseling
We offer a wide variety of counseling services including individual and couples counseling, family counseling as well as psychological evaluations.
NAMI provides education, advocacy and support essential to recovery. We also provide resilience and wellbeing of all who have mental health needs for their families, care givers, and the community.
River Birch Counseling
We offer marriage and family counseling, general counseling, family and child counseling, and individual counseling services.
Rising Phoenix Counseling
We provide various mental health services for individuals, groups, and couples. We also provide family therapy and community presentations surrounding various areas of interest. We work with many different challenges including trauma, grief, LGBTQ, domestic violence, self-injury, sexual assault, physical assault, suicidal thoughts, divorce, self-discovery, anger management, transgender transitions, anxiety, eating disorders, adjustment challenges and others.