Human trafficking is modern day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.
- Force: Rape, beating, physical restraints, and can involve being transported against their will.
- Fraud: False offer of employment, marriage, or a better life.
- Coercion: Threats, debt bondage, and psychological abuse.
- Person shows signs of abuse or fearfulness.
- Person does not have access to personal documents such as ID, passport, or visa.
- Person is not fully paid, or is working excessive hours or in dangerous working conditions.
- Person is closely supervised, and is not allowed to leave home or other premises.
- Person is under 18 and is working in the commercial sex industry.
Support for Victims of Trafficking
- Free and Confidential!
- Available in English and Asian languages.
- Available to shelter residents and
Our Services Include
- A 24-hour crisis hotline – (408) 975-2739
- A 24-hour emergency shelter for women and children (Men and FTMs will be referred to other Coalition agencies for housing).
- Case management & crisis intervention services.
- Help with restraining orders, family law, and immigration issues.
- Human trafficking education and training for professionals and community groups.
- Employment, housing, and social service advocacy.
- Information and referrals.
SPREAD THE WORD: Talk about trafficking with your family, friends, and co-workers.
CONNECT: Identify and refer victims of trafficking to available services.
LEARN MORE: Contact Asian Women’s Home to arrange a training for your organization.
For more information, please contact: Human.Trafficking@aaci.org or call 24/7 (408) 975-2739.