NYS Safe Harbour Act is implemented to strengthen our existing system to create a more effective and efficient response to youth who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation or trafficking, or who are vulnerable to it.
Child Exploitation is defined as the act of using a child (age 0-18) for profit, labor, sexual gratification where an adult gains personal or financial advantages.
Survivors of prior abuse
Does not attend school or is frequently absent
Excessive amount of cash or electronics that would typically be more than they can afford
Has multiple cell phones
In a controlling relationship
Branded/ tattoos/ markings
National Human Trafficking Hotline Number: 1-888-373-7888 or text “HELP” to 233733