Survivors of Sex Trafficking Need Support
In 2016, an estimated 1 out of 6 endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were likely child sex trafficking victims.
Of those, 86% were in the care of social services or foster care when they ran.
Human trafficking is estimated to be a $150 billion industry worldwide.
More than 31,600 total cases of human trafficking have been reported to the Hotline in the last eight years.
The Hotline receives an average of 100 calls per day.
Minors who have been trafficked are usually placed in the foster care system, where they may or may not receive the special care and counseling they desperately need.
Often, they have been heavily manipulated by their trafficker, experienced rape and violence, and may have been forcibly addicted to drugs.
They and their family need extra support.
This is where Thrive comes in.
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What We Offer
Every survivor of trafficking has their own gifts, needs, goals, and is in a different place in their healing journey. Find out more about our Survivor Leadership Program and see if it's a good fit for your personal goals.
What is Trauma-Informed Training?
Thrive New England's trauma-informed training is a course based on Trust-Based Relational Intervention, a program developed by the Karyn Pervis Institute. Watch this video to find out more about this model.
Our strategy for achieving
effective trauma care includes
leveraging community-based services.
Our goal for survivors is
complete restoration of self-worth
and a healthy, independent future.