Human Trafficking

Children and Family Services

What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

​​​January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Proclaimation Signing
Members of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force gather for Governor Pillen's Human Trafficking Awareness Proclamation in 2023.​


Call the Nebraska Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline (800) 652-1999 or Local Law Enforcement to report suspicious activities that may look like trafficking situations.

Report Human Trafficking in Nebraska

Nebraska Human Trafficking Hotline 1-833-PLS-LOOK (1-833-757-5665).

If you are a victim, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888.

In an emergency, call 911

What is Trafficking?

Sex trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for the purposes of a commercial sex act, in which the commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years of age (22 USC § 7102).

Labor trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purposes of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery, (22 USC § 7102).

​Nebraska Anti-Trafficking Partnerships

The Division of Children and Family Services is a member of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force.

NebraskaPATH – The Nebraska Partnership Against the Trafficking of Humans

Facilitates on-line community collaboration meetings for anyone working with survivors of human trafficking or those working on anti-trafficking efforts are welcome to attend. Contact

Anyone involved in the anti-trafficking movement in Nebraska is welcome to join the NebraskaPATH listserv, to join fill out this ​form.

The purpose of the listserv is to encourage collaboration between those involved in the anti-trafficking movement throughout Nebraska, use the listserv to ask questions and share training and resources.

NebraskaPATH maintains a service directory to help survivors and their supporters navigate available resources. The resources featured in the directory were gathered from listings found on statewide service agency and government websites, listings found on the websites of national networks, and from information provided by members of the NebraskaPATH listserv. The directory is updated every other year.

Office for Victims of Crime

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services, received funding in FY 2020 from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to support a statewide, collaborative, multi-agency response to overcome significant barriers facing child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking in Nebraska, including victims in tribal and Native communities.

Key Overall Project Goals and Strategies
​View accessible PDF.​

Collaborative work continues on the Project Goals and Strategies with an anticipated completion date in September 2024.​

**This document was created with the support of grant #2020-MU-MU-0024, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this content are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.