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.
Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition
Main: (713) 874-0290
Mosaic Family Services
24 Hr. Hotline: 214-821-5393
Tahirih Justice Center
Houston, TX and Falls Church, VA
Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid
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
|Texas - Current Criminal Statutes|
|20A.02||Trafficking of persons|
|98.002||Liability in tort for trafficking in persons|
|98.004||Cause of action cumulative|
|98.005||Joint and several liability|
|98.006||Liberal construction and application|
|402.035||Human trafficking prevention task force|
|421.082(e)(2)||Powers and duties|
|772.006(d),(e),(f)||Governor's Criminal Justice Division|
|1701.258||Education and training programs on trafficking of persons|
|42.0191||Finding regarding victims of trafficking or other abuse|
|18.2||Interception of Communications|
|104.07||Posting of NHTRC Hotline|
|531.381||Definition of Victim|
|531.384||Training for judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement personnel|
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 Texas, click on the links below.
NHTRC Texas 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.
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in Fort Worth, TX (Shared Hope International)
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in San Antonio, TX (Shared Hope International)
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in Dallas, TX (Shared Hope International)
Adolescent Girls in the Texas Sex Trade (Dallas Women's Foundation)