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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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Download a PDF of the signs of human trafficking

See the signs of human trafficking! This list, compiled from Polaris and Shared Hope, includes some of the main signs to watch for. Just remember that not all of these signs will be present. Get help if this applies to you or someone you know. Call the HEAT Watch Tip Line (510) 208-4959.

The following are risk factors for victims of human trafficking:

  • Experienced abuse in the home, including sexual abuse
  • Runaway
  • Drug use or addiction
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Mental or physical disabilities
  • Homelessness

To report immediate danger, call 911.

For all non-emergency reports, call the HEAT Watch Tip Line (510) 208-4959.

For 24 hour help, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline (888) 373-7888 or text BeFree (233-733)