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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 focus solely on the well-being of the whole child, tracks those indicators through its publication Growing Up in Houston, and drive 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.
  • Unbound is activating local communities to fight human trafficking through prevention, training, and survivor advocacy.
    5023 Trail Lake Drive
    Fort Worth, Texas 76133
    (817) 922-8333

Region 4

  • The 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 75601
    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, Texas 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, Texas 77580
    (832) 987-2977

Region 7

  • Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking works to collaboratively increase public awareness and identification of human trafficking cases, and to provide identified victims of human trafficking with comprehensive social and medical services.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Texas Regional Office
    8668 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 200
    Austin, Texas 78759-4391
    (512) 465-2156
    ncmec_Texas@ncmec.org
  • The Refuge
    The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) is a non-profit organization that has developed The Refuge Ranch, a long-term, residential, therapeutic community for 48 girls, minors through age 19, who have been rescued from sex traffickers.
    Contact: Brooke Crowder, CEO
    (512) 806-0555
  • Restore a Voice
    2600 Goldfinch Dr
    Cedar Park, Texas 78613
    (512) 900-3646
    free@restoreavoice.org
  • Unbound is activating local communities to fight human trafficking through prevention, training, and survivor advocacy.
    505 N. 20th Street
    Waco, Texas 76707
    (254) 754-0386

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, Room 201
    Odessa, Texas 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