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Support services for victims of trafficking

Trafficking is the

  • recruitment,
  • transportation,
  • transfer,
  • harbouring
  • or receipt of persons.

By means of:

  • the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion,
  • abduction,
  • fraud,
  • deception,
  • the abuse of power,
  • a position of vulnerability,
  • giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.

Exploitation shall include, at a minimum:

  • the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation,
  • forced labour or services,
    • slavery or practices similar to slavery, 
    • servitude
  • or the removal of organs.

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Support organisation

Child Trafficking Advice Centre (CTAC)

Provides free guidance and training to professionals concerned that a child or young person has been or is about to be trafficked into or out of the UK.

  Monday to Friday, 8am to 10pm

Saturday and Sunday,

9am to 6pm

Tel: 0808 800 5000


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Missing People Helpline

Can be contacted 24 hours a day by anyone affected by the disappearance of a loved one or by those missing themselves.

Call or text 24/7

Tel: 116 000


Modern Slavery Helpline

Run by Unseen and works directly with survivors of modern slavery and trafficking through a number of different services. Ring the helpline to report a suspicion, get help or seek advice and information.

Available 24/7

Tel: 08000 121 7000

The Salvation Army

Their specialist support programme is designed to preserve the dignity of victims, protect and care for them in safe accommodation, and provide access to confidential client-based support services to give victims the space to reflect, recover and rebuild their lives.

Avaiable 24/7

Tel: 0300 303 8151 

Stop The Trafik

A movement of activists who work towards preventing trafficking. The website offers useful information on spotting the signs of trafficking and signposts to appropriate support.


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VAWG service directory

You can find lots of other useful services on the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) service directory homepage.