New Jersey

Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-NewJersey

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.

Newark, NJ 

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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.
New Jersey - Current Criminal Statutes
2C:13-8 Human Trafficking
2C:41-1(a)(1)(z) Racketeering - Definitions
44:10-44 Definitions relative to welfare reform, eligibility
52:4B-44 Standards for law enforcement agencies to ensure rights of crime victims
2C:64-1 Property subject to forfeiture
C.2A:4A-21 Purposes
C.2A:4A-22 General definitions
C.2A:4A-42 Predispositional evaluation
C.2A:4A-71 Review and processing of complaints
C.2A:4A-74 Court intake service conference
2C:34-1. Prostitution and Related Offenses
C.52:4B-44.1 Establishment of standard protocols for provision of information and services to victims of human trafficking, minors charged with prostitution
52:4B-11 Causes of personal injury or death
30-52-2 Human trafficking; benefits and services for human 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 New Jersey, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC New Jersey 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.


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.


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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris