Sex trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud or coercion to cause another person to engage in sexual activity for the promise of anything of value. With a minor (under 18 years old), any sexual activity in exchange for something of value is trafficking. Sex traffickers often use violence, threats, lies and other forms of coercion to compel a victim to engage in commercial sex acts against their will.
To report sex trafficking of a youth in Nebraska, please call the Nebraska Child Abuse Hotline at 800-652-1999.
To report sex trafficking of an adult in Nebraska, please call the Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.
Coalition on Human Trafficking provides information on training or joining community efforts
Heartland Family Service provides 24/7 advocacy, crisis counseling and emergency shelter
800-523-3666 / www.HeartlandFamilyService.org
Immigrant Legal Center provides legal services including assistance with T and U visas, education and advocacy
Magdalene Omaha is a two-year recovery and economic development program for survivors
Project Harmony provides resources for families and youth
Survivors Rising is a group of survivor leaders dedicated to advocacy, education and support for survivors of sex trafficking, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, domestic/dating violence and stalking
Youth Emergency Services provides 24/7 support to youth in crisis in the Omaha area
402-578-SAFE / www.YESOmaha.org
YouTurn provides mentoring and support services to young women affected by domestic/intimate partner violence
Women’s Center for Advancement provides 24/7 support to victims/survivors in the Omaha metro area
402-345-7273 / www.WCAOmaha.org
Nebraska Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence provides statewide advocacy through a network of local programs committed to the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence
402-476-6256 / www.NebraskaCoalition.org