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H.E.A.T. Watch – Stop Human Exploitation and Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1(888) 373-7888
Alameda County H.E.A.T. Watch Tip Line: 1(510) 208-4959
Office of the District Attorney, Alameda County
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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Northern California Resources

Annie Cannons (San Francisco)

Annie Cannons provides survivors of human trafficking training in computer programming. Students earn income by working on projects in a safe, supportive, and nondiscriminatory environment.

API Legal Outreach (San Francisco)

Provides culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth. API Legal Outreach, directed by its community-based model, works to level long-standing barriers that have denied Asians and Pacific Islanders equal justice and equal access to our legal system.

Bill Wilson Center (Sacramento)

provides housing, education, counseling and advocacy services to children, youth, and families. (San Clara County).

Community Violence Solutions (CVS)

works in partnership with the community to end sexual assault and family violence through prevention, crisis services, and treatment. CVS serves all of Contra Costa and Marin Counties. (San Pablo) Community Against Sexual Harm assists victims of sexual exploitation through survivor-led peer support, harm reduction services and community education.

Freedom House (Santa Clara County)

provides a safe home and long-term aftercare services for survivors of human trafficking. Freedom House operates The Monarch, the first safe house in Northern California for adult female survivors of human trafficking, and The Nest, a residential shelter for minors.

Huckleberry House (San Francisco and Marin)

educates, inspires, and supports underserved youth in developing healthy life choices by providing them and their families with a network of services and opportunities.

Legal Aid at Work (San Francisco)

Legal Aid at Work has provided crucial free legal services to low-income people for more than a century through free legal clinics and helplines; by providing free trainings and extensive legal information online; by bringing individual and class actions and impact litigation; and by advocating for policy change.

My Sister's House (Sacramento)

serves Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally sensitive and responsive safe haven, job training, and community services.

New Day For Children

partners with law enforcement, social services, educational institutions, churches, corporations and other community leaders to financially support parents or legal guardians who have enrolled children in programs and facilities to give hope and security to girls from ages 10-18 caught up in CSEC activity.

Opening Doors

Opening Doors Inc. works to empower refugees, immigrants, human trafficking survivors, and underserved Sacramento area residents to achieve self-sufficiency by accessing opportunities to mainstream economic and social systems. Opening Doors provides case management and immigration legal services for survivors of human trafficking, as well as outreach, education and technical assistance to those who may encounter human trafficking victims in the greater Sacramento region. Opening Doors also manages the Sacramento Rescue and Restore Coalition.

Pillars of Hope Anti-Human Trafficking Services

Hope House is a Human Trafficking Phase II Safe House for young women 18 - 30 years old. In this Restorative Phase survivors receive a personalized education plan, trauma therapy, job placement, case management, financial training, and restorative services. They also have the opportunity to build healthy and safe relationships that will allow them to become self-sufficient.

Stand Up Placer

Stand Up Placer is the state-certified Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking agency for Placer County. Stand Up Placer provides advocacy, crisis intervention, emotional support, legal counseling, therapy, housing, transportation assistance, and accompaniment services to medical facilities for SART exams, police stations and on-scene with law enforcement for human trafficking victims.

San Francisco Network Ministry (San Francisco)

SafeHouse is a clean and sober living community that supports and empowers victims of human trafficking.

WEAVE, Inc. (Sacramento)

provides crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. Through its involvement in the Rescue & Restore Coalition, WEAVE also provides outreach and services for international and domestic victims of human trafficking.

Wind Youth Center (Sacramento)

provides resources and support to homeless youth.