Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-Washingotn

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.


Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN)

Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Youth Care

Seattle Against Slavery


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 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.
Washington - Current Criminal Statutes
47.38.080 Human trafficking informational posters at rest areas
9A.40.100 Trafficking
7.68.360 Human trafficking- Coordinated state agency protocols
13.40.219 Arrest for prostitution or prostitution loitering - Alleged offender - Victim of severe form of trafficking, commercial sex abuse of a minor
19.320.010 Definitions


Disclosure statement


Personal jurisdiction




Assistance information
9A.88.0001 Asset Forfeiture
9.73.230 Interception of Communications
SB 6476 Training for Law Enforcement
13.32A.030 Safe Harbor Provisions
9.68A.100 Commerical Sexual Abuse of a Minor
9.68A.101 Promoting Sexual Abuse of a Minor
9A.82.100 Civil Remedy
9.96.060 Vacating Convictions

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 Washington, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Washington 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.. 


The Report of the Washington State Work Group on Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking: Present Day Slavery

A Survey of Human Trafficking in the Spokane Region: Conducted by the Inland Northwest Task Force on Human Trafficking

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.


National Human Trafficking Resource Center National Human Trafficking Resource Center Report Human Trafficking Access Trainings Human Trafficking Information & Resources

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