Human Trafficking

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the Utah.

Get Help 24/7 Confidential - National Human Trafficking Hotline

If you are in danger or need help, or someone you know needs help, call, text, or chat the National Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-888-373-7888 to speak with a specially trained Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate.

Support Victims of Human Trafficking

By knowing what human trafficking is, looking for indicators in individuals within your sphere of influence, and referring potential victims to appropriate services, you can play an important role in supporting victims in Utah.

Safe housing, health, immigration, food, employment, legal, and interpretation services are available to trafficking victims in Utah.

To find local service providers and connect victims to services:

  • Contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888; Text “BEFREE” to 233733; or Live Chat at humantraffickinghotline.org.
  • Contact the Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Program at the Asian Association of Utah (AAU) at 801-467-6060 or trafficking@aau-slc.org . AAU’s TIP program is Utah’s largest and only federally funded program specifically tailored to serve victims of all forms of human trafficking regardless of age, gender, and immigration status. They provide victim-centered case management, wraparound victim assistance, education, and outreach.
  • Visit AAU's Resource Page for information on additional service providers serving trafficking victims in Utah, to search the general service directory by zip code, and learn ways to get involved in combating human trafficking locally.