Illinois

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Local Organizations and Referrals

In addition to the organizations listed below, please call the hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text to BeFree (233733) for specialized victim services referrals.


The Salvation Army – STOP IT Program

Chicago, IL
773-433-5738
24 Hour Hotline: 877-606-3158
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www.sa-stopit.org

Heartland Alliance - National Immigrant Justice Center
www.heartlandalliance.org

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
Chicago, IL
773-244-2230
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www.caase.org

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
www.chicagohomeless.org

International Organization For Adolescents (IOFA)
Chicago, IL
773-404-8831
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www.iofa.org
www.iofa-talk.blogspot.com

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Department of Women’s Justice Services
www.cookcountysheriff.org

National Immigrant Justice Center
Chicago, IL
312-660-1370
http://www.immigrantjustice.org/

DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform

Villa Park, IL
630-782-4783
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www.dupagefederation.org

La Voz Latina
www.lavozlatina-rkfd.org

If you are interested in additional volunteer opportunities, click here.

If you are interested in receiving regular updates from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center or Polaris, click here.

Current state laws
In order to access the full text of your state's human trafficking criminal statutes, please click on the state name below to be directed to your state's criminal code. Because links to specific criminal statutes may change, we suggest copying the statute number or title from the table below and pasting it in the search function of the criminal code.
Illinois - Current Criminal Statutes
720 ILCS 5/10-9 Trafficking in persons, involuntary servitude, and related offenses
720 ILCS 5/124B-300 Forfeiture; Involuntary servitude and trafficking of persons
HB 1907 5/§ 33G-3. Definitions
§725 ILCS 5/108B-3. Authorization for the interception of private communication
Sec. 11-14 Prostitution 
Sec. 3 The Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
Sec. 2-3 Neglected or abused minor
Sec. 2-18 Evidence
Sec 11-19-3 Vehicle impoundment
740 ILCS 128/5;15 Access to Civil Damages
116-2.1 Motion to vacate prostitution convictions for sex trafficking victims.

For additional information about State and Federal Policy, including pending legislation and current statutes in other states, please visit the Policy section.

For general information and additional resources about human trafficking in the United States, please visit the Resources section.

NHTRC Call Statistics

To view call statistics for Illinois, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Illinois Report (12/7/2007 - 9/30/2013)

2013 January - June Report

2012 Annual Report

2012 Quarter 3 Report
2012 Quarter 2 Report
2012 Quarter 1 Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report

For general hotline statistics and reports, click here.

Publications

Domestic Sex Trafficking of Chicago Women and Girls

The Realities of Human Trafficking in Cook County: Strategies for Ending the Exploitation of Women and Girls

Please Note: This is not an exhaustive list.  Organizations included in this section have human trafficking-specific service programs or have been identified as serving victims of human trafficking. If your organization is not included and you would like to be added, or if you are aware of a specific state report or publication that you would like included, please review inclusion criteria and submit your request via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  All statistics outlined above were generated based on limited criteria from calls received by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline.  This is not a representation or report on the scale or scope of human trafficking on a particular state or national level.  These statistics may be subject to change.