"A sister site of U. S. Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking-collaborating to combat human trafficking"

Shelters

Bakhita House  for women in transition. Sponsored by the Boston Inter-Community Ministries is a safe/transition house located in the greater Boston area offering hospitality and a safe, caring environment to women over the age of 18 years of age who are probably victims of human trafficking.  The Bakhita community creates an environment that assists guests to rebuild their lives in a community setting.

617-501-9398 Peggy Cummins, SNDdeN      Peggy.Cummins@sndden.org

Mary’s Guest House  – focuses on the urgent need of appropriate shelter for women victims of human trafficking, 18 and over.  The ultimate goal is to help the guests rebuild their lives and become self-reliant or to return to their families.  The shelter provides a safe, homelike environment in which mentors accompany guests and support them in their struggles, hopes and dreams.  Collaboration with a variety of services, made available to guests, strengthens the program and better prepares guests for employment and independent living.

                  S. Judy Sheridan SMSM  judyasmsm@yahoo.com

Life Way Network Safe Housing Program – provides safe housing for women survivors of human trafficking and a caring recovery from their trauma. 

718-779-8075   Lifeway Network  jsdawber@lifewaynetwork.org

Sisters in Shelter (SIS) – provides education and awareness about human trafficking to first responders and the general public; also provides critical first needs for women survivors of human trafficking, emergency safe housing, medical care, safety planning and legal advocacy; will provide and/or partner with organizations to have transitional housing to aid in the long term recovery of these survivors.

419-350-6786  mkuhlman@tiffinfranciscans.org        

Dawn’s Place – residential program for women who have been trafficked , prostituted, or pimped.
        215-849-2396    dawnsplace1@verizon.net
                                         www.ahomefordawn.org

Work with New Jersey Homeland Security to provide safe havens for victims.
845-359-5600  x150    opscc2012@gmail.com

Wings of Refuge – Iowa is a Christ Centered restorative house that focuses on the restoration of survivors of domestic sex trafficking.

                         www.wingsofrefuge.net

Hope Rising – provides a safe, supportive residential environment in which survivors of human trafficking can recover with the help of trained professional, thoroughly developed programs and continuous support.  A key focus is to help survivors enhance their self-sufficiency skills by addressing health needs,managing recovery, and pursuing vocational and educational interests.  The primary goal is to ensure that when persons leave Hope rising, they have the knowledge, confidence and job skills to establish themselves successfully in whatever community they choose to reside.

                207- 239-5633     eganscim@aol.com       http://www.hoperisingme.com

Magdelene House – St. Louis accommodates survivors of substance abuse and commercial sexual exploitation with a variety of services including intensive case management, assessment, group therapy, trauma therapy, medical and dental care, vocational training, and substance abuse treatment.

314-339-5216       celeste@magdalenestl.org           www.magdalenestl.org