Human Trafficking Digital Resources and Factsheets

Human Trafficking for RHY Serving Agencies: A Resource Guide

"Human Trafficking for Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Serving Agencies: A Resource Guide" is a comprehensive introduction about the intersection of RHY programs and human trafficking. This resource provides information on a wide variety of topics overlapping RHY and human trafficking, including the following and is specifically written to address the unique needs of RHY programs.

  • Legal Definitions
  • The Role of RHY Programs
  • Program Models
  • Building a Collaborative Community Approach

Human Trafficking in Youth-Serving Programs

"Human Trafficking in Youth-serving Programs: A Blueprint for Organizations Working with Street Youth, Homeless Youth, and Youth at Risk” serves as an introduction to important information for any youth-serving organization considering providing services to homeless youth who have been trafficked. The resource addresses issues such as:

  • Common Misconceptions
  • Recruitment into Labor and Sex Trafficking
  • Understanding Risk and Protective Factors
  • Prevention and Intervention
  • Approaches to Work with Trafficked Youth

Labor Trafficking Infographic

This labor trafficking infographic reflects key statistics and findings from a study conducted by Covenant House and the University of Loyola, New Orleans in 11 major cities in the U.S on labor trafficking among RHY. This resource can be easily downloaded, shared, and utilized to discuss the impact of labor trafficking on RHY. 

Youth Hotline Card

The Youth Hotline card provides information on important youth hotlines; such as the National Runaway Safeline, the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and the  National Domestic Violence Hotline. RHY programs can order or print this card to use it as part of their outreach efforts or to share it with youth accessing services.

Online Recruitment of Youth via Social Media and the Internet

This social media document discusses the recruitment of youth through social media platforms and highlights strategies to assist grantees in discussing this topic with youth.


Poster "RHY are Recruited for Sex and Labor Trafficking in Person and Online"

This poster was designed to increase awareness of the recruitment of RHY into human trafficking. Grantees are encouraged to download or share this poster with local community partners.