New York

Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-NewYork

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.

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)
New York, NY
Main: 212-926-8089
Referral Form
http://www.gems-girls.org/

Safe Horizon
New York, NY
Main: 718-943-8631
www.safehorizon.org

My Sisters' Place
White Plains, NY
24 Hr. Hotline: 1-800-298-7233
White Plains, NY Main: 914-683-1333
Yonkers, NY Main: 914-358-0333
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http://www.mspny.org

New York Asian Women's Center
Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, NY
24 hr. Hotline: 1-888-888-7702
Volunteer Opportunities: 212-732-0054 Ext. 127
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http://www.nyawc.org

Restore NYC
New York, NY
Main: 212-300-2092
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http://www.restorenyc.org

City Bar Justice Center - Immigrant Women & Children Project
New York, NY
Main: 212-382-6600
Immigration Intake Line: 212-382-4711 
http://www2.nycbar.org/citybarjusticecenter/

International Institute of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Main: 716-883-1900 Ext. 304
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http://www.iibuff.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 Criminal Statutes
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 York - Current Criminal Statutes
230.34 Sex trafficking
230.36 Sex trafficking; accomplice
135.35 Labor trafficking
135.36 Labor trafficking; accomplice
440.10 Motion to vacate judgement
311.4 Substitution of petition or funding
L 447-a Definitions
L 447-b Services for exploited children
L 483-aa Definitions
L 483-bb Services for victims of human trafficking
L 483-cc Confirmation as a victim of human trafficking
L 483-dd Law enforcement assistance with respect to immigration
L 483-ee Establishment of interagency task force on human trafficking
460.1 Definitions
460.2 Enterprise corruption
700.05 Eavesdropping and video surveillance warrants; definitions of terms

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 York, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC New York 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

Meeting the Service Needs of Human Trafficking Survivors in the New York City Metropolitan Area: Assessment and Recommendations

New York State Interagency Task Force Report

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in Buffalo, NY (Shared Hope International)

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.