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Texas Regional Resources and Contacts

Region 1

Region 2

  • Taylor County Victim Assistance (325) 674-1261
  • Brown County Victim Assistance (325) 646-7431
  • Wichita County Victim Assistance (940) 766-8113
  • Traffick911

Region 3

  • CHILDREN AT RISK is a nonprofit organization that drives change for children through research, education and influencing public policy.  They are focused solely on the well-being of the whole child, tracks those indicators through its publication Growing Up in Houston, and pro-actively drives change for children by educating legislators on the importance of improving each of the key indicators.
  • Traffick911
    Brenda Garcia  (817) 575-9923
  • Mosaic is a safe haven for survivors of human rights abuses, including human trafficking and domestic violence in Dallas, Texas.
  • Unbound is activating local communities to fight human trafficking through prevention, training, and survivor advocacy.
    5023 Trail Lake Drive
    Fort Worth, TX 76133
    (817) 922-8333

Region 4

  • East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team – concentrates on the East Texas area to raise the awareness through community education, prevention, efforts, networking and collaboration to combat human trafficking.
    The group meets at the Partners in Prevention Office
    140 East Tyler Street Suite 400 Longview, Texas
    Contact: Natasha Howard
    (903) 237-1019
  • Victims Initiative for Counseling, Advocacy, and Restoration of the Southwest  (for victims of identity theft)
  • Texas Legal Services Center (for victims of violent crime)
  • Kiara Giles - District Attorney (903) 590-2600 Smith County/Tyler, Texas
  • Tyler Police Sgt. Gary Rice (903) 531-1090
  • DPS State Trooper Jeanne Dark (903) 939-6000

Region 5

Region 6

  • Free the Captives is an interdenominational, evangelical anti-human trafficking 501(c)(3) non-profit that fights the exploitation and trafficking of Houston's youth. We engage and mobilize the Christian community while partnering with non-profits, law enforcement, and government agencies in the fight against modern day slavery.
  • Children At-Risk North Texas is a nonprofit organization that drives change for children through research, education and influencing public policy. They are focused solely on the well-being of the whole child, tracks those indicators through its publication Growing Up in Houston, and pro-actively drives change for children by educating legislators on the importance of improving each of the key indicators.
  • Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition
    (713) 874-0290
  • Houston Area Women's Center
    Training and Education Contact
    Renee Gillespy
    (713) 528-6793, ext 2263
    rgillespy@hawc.org
  • Celeste Gilliam
    (713) 528-6798
  • Unbound is activating local communities to fight human trafficking through prevention, training, and survivor advocacy.
    1635 E. Broadway, Suite 113
    Pearland, TX 77581
    (281) 947-8975
  • United Against Human Trafficking-Houston Texas
    UAHT exists to prevent and confront modern-day slavery by educating the public, training professionals and empowering the community to take action for the purpose of identifying, rescuing and restoring trafficking victims to freedom.
  • Coalition Against Human Trafficking-Houston Information
  • Beauty Will Rise brings awareness and education to the community by providing Human Trafficking 101 community trainings. They also provide comic book literature and teaching guides to local schools, are first responders for their local law enforcement, and provide a transition house for a victim to house until the person can get into a therapeutic facility that fits the victims needs with one of their partnered organizations.
    P.O.Box 2006, Mont Belview,
    TX 77580, 832-987-2977

Region 7

Region 8

  • Saul Castellanos of the Freedom Youth Project Foundation,
    a nonprofit formed to research effective treatments for child victims of sex-trafficking. He discusses why teenagers are susceptible, how run-aways become victims and things parents and teachers need to watch for.
  • San Antonio Against Slavery
  • Alamo Area Coalition Against Trafficking
  • Bexar County Assistant District Attorney Krista Melton has prosecuted trafficker cases and testified before the Texas Senate about tougher laws. (210) 335-2385. 
  • Scott Pool, Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department – (facilities for victims and procedures for helping victims). (210) 335-7500.
  • Federal Homeland Security, Helen Mireles, Victims Coordinator Homeland Security. (210) 967-7035.  
  • SAPD Det. Pete Sweeney, Special Victims Unit. (210) 337-2313.    He is a member of the federal task force on human trafficking in the area.  

Region 9

  • Kara Welch at (432) 688-4411 Midland County District Attorney office
  • Ector County Attorney or Victim Assistance Coordinator
    300 N. Grant, Rm. 201
    Odessa, TX 79761   (432) 498-4150
  • Tom Green County
    Sheriff's Office, Crisis Intervention Unit
    3005 North Chadbourne
    San Angelo, Texas
    (325) 658-3921
  • Polaris Project-Texas locations

Region 10

Region 11