Michigan

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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.

Alternatives for Girls

Detroit, MI
Main: 313-361-4000
Hotline: 888-234-3919
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http://www.alternativesforgirls.org

Underground Railroad, Inc
Saginaw, MI
Main: 989-755-0413
24 hr Hotline: 989-755-0411
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http://www.undergroundrailroadinc.org/

Bethany Christian Services
http://www.bethany.org

Jewish Family Services
http://www.jfsdetroit.org/

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

St. Vincent Catholic Charities

www.stvcc.org

Freedom House
http://freedomhousedetroit.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 Project, 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.
Michigan - Current Criminal Statutes
750.159g(gg) Definitions; racketeering
750.462(a) Definitions
750.462(b) Forced labor or services; threat of physical harm; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty
750.462(c) Forced labor or services; physical restraint; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty
750.462(d) Forced labor or services; abuse of law or legal process; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty
750.462(e) Forced labor or services; destroying, concealing, removing, confiscating, or possessing passport or immigration document of another person; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty
750.462(f) Forced labor or services; blackmail or threat of financial harm; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty
750.462(g) Use of minor for child sexually abusive activity; prohibition; violation as felony; penalty

750.462(h)

Prohibited acts; violation as felony; penalty

750.462(i)

Kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, or attempt to kill; penalty

750.462(j)

Providing or obtaining labor or services of another person by force, fraud, or coercion; recruiting, etc, person for labor or services for purposes of holding person in involuntary servitude or debt bondage; construction with other lawsl sentencing
600.4701 Definitions: Asset Forfeiture
600.4702 Property subject to seizure and forfeiture; encumbrances; substituted proceeds of crime.
750.448. Soliciting and accosting

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 Michigan, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Michigan 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

If you are aware of a report or publication that you would like included, please email or call the NHTRC.

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.