Local Organizations and Referralsstates-full-Wisconsin

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.

United Migrant Opportunities Services (UMOS)

BASICS (Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Serving)
Milwaukee, WI
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International Institute of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Main: 608-257-1516
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Franciscan Peacemakers

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Inc.

National Immigrant Justice Center

Chicago, IL

ARC Community Services

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.
Wisconsin - Current Criminal Statutes
940.302 Human Trafficking
948.051 Trafficking of a Child
181.1420 Grounds for administrative dissolution
946.82 Definition of Racketeering Activity
968.28 Interception of Communications
940.302 Civil Remedy Human Trafficking
948.051 Civil Remedy Trafficking of a child

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 Wisconsin, click on the links below.

2013 Annual Report
NHTRC Wisconsin 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 more statistics and reports, click here.


Hidden in Plain Sight: A Baseline Survey of Human Trafficking in Wisconsin

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."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris