Tennessee

Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-Tennessee

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.

Doctors At War
Franklin, TN
Main: 1-888-552-8927
Emergency: 615-969-8983
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www.doctorsatwar.org

Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Knoxville, TN
865-236-1046
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http://www.ccaht.org

YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee, Weaver Domestic Violence Center
Nashville, TN
24 Hr. Hotline: 615-242-1199
24 Hr. Hotline: 1-800-334-4628
Main: 615-983-5172
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www.ywcanashville.com

End Slavery in Tennessee
Nashville, TN
615-290-5714
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www.endslaverytn.org

Second Life of Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
423-994-4857
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www.secondlifechattanooga.org

Free for Life International
Franklin, TN
Main: 1-888-335-8835
Main: 615-472-8959
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www.freeforlifeintl.org

A Bridge of Hope
Memphis, TN
Hotline: (901) 487-6577
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www.ABridgeofHope.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.
Tennessee - Current Criminal Statutes
39-13-308 Trafficking for forced labor or services
39-13-309 Trafficking for sexual servitude
39-13-310 Separate offenses 39-13-308 and 39-13-309
39-13-311 Violations by corporations
39-13-307 Involuntary labor servitude restitution
39-11-703 Asset Forfeiture
39-13-313 Posting of  Tennessee Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline
39-13-513 Person under 18 immune from prosecution for prostitution
SB 2370 Plan for Victim Services
HB 2489 Civil Remedy

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 Tennessee, click on the links below.

NHTRC Tennessee 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

Tennessee Human Sex Trafficking and Its Impact on Children and Youth 2011

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.