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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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National Resources

CEASE Network
The CEASE Network is a collaboration of pioneering cities committed to reducing sex-buying by 20 percent in two years. This action-oriented network is dedicated to innovating, testing, and sharing strategies with a proven impact on deterring people from buying sex in many major metropolitan areas, including Oakland/Alameda County. The CEASE Network was conceptualized by and receives support from Demand Abolition, a program of Hunt Alternatives that combats the demand for illegal commercial sex as a way to eliminate the harms of the illegal sex trade in the United States.

Department of Health and Human Services, Rescue and Restore Campaign

ATIP leads the HHS Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking public awareness campaign, which established Rescue and Restore coalitions in 24 cities, regions and States. These community action groups are comprised of NGO leaders, academics, students, law enforcement agents, and other key stakeholders who are committed to addressing the problem of human trafficking in their own communities.

Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign
The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, the Blue Campaign strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring to justice those who exploit human lives.

ECPAT USA

is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children around the world. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.

Girl’s Education and Mentoring Services (GEMS) (New York)

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) serves girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. Based in New York state, GEMS has helped hundreds of young women and girls (aged 12–24) who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and to develop to their full potential. GEMS provides young women with empathetic, consistent support and viable opportunities for positive change.

National Center for Exploited and Missing Children

provides resources needed to help protect children.

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.

Polaris Project – operates the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (The National Human Trafficking Hotline)

A national toll-free hotline that answers calls from anywhere in the nation, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. Report a tip, connect with anti-trafficking services in your area, request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources. Call 1-888-3737-888 or nhtrc@polarisproject.org.

Shared Hope International

exists to rescue and restore women and children in crisis. Leaders in a worldwide effort to prevent and eradicate sex trafficking and slavery through education and awareness.