Pennsylvania

Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-Pennsylvania

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.

Covenant House Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
215-951-5411
http://www.covenanthousepa.org

Dawn's Place
Philadelphia, PA
215-849-2396
http://www.ahomefordawn.org 

Nationalities Service Center
Philadelphia, PA
215-893-8400
www.nscphila.org

Freedom and Restoration for Everyone Enslaved (FREE)
Reading, PA
http://www.freefromht.org

Project to End Human Trafficking
Pittsburgh, PA
Volunteer Opportunities: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
http://www.endhumantrafficking.org/

YWCA York
York County Task Force on Human Trafficking
York, PA 17403
717-845-2631
Sexual Assault Hotline- 1-800-422-3204
Domestic Violence Hotline-1-800-262-8444
http://www.ywcayork.org/

 

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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.
Pennsylvania - Current Criminal Statutes
18-3001 Definition
18-3002 Trafficking of persons subjected to forced labor
18-3003 Restitution for offenses 
18-3004 Forfeiture
18-911 Definition of Racketeering Activity

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 Pennsylvania, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Pennsylvania 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.

 

 
 
 
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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."

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- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris