We serve victims of labor and sex trafficking, provide outreach & awareness to our community and participate in research projects through local universities.
We Recognize the uniqueness and complexity of each person we serve. our priority is supporting our clients and meeting them where they are.
We receive referrals from local and state-wide agencies to serve victims in our county with:
Emergency assistance: food, clothing, shelter and personal care items
Ongoing advocacy: empowering survivors to navigate various systems to achieve stability and security
Survivor support: each survivor is paired with a community mentor who provides support and a listening ear while our Victim Advocate connects client with community resources
Contact 336.228.0813 ext 114 for referrals or assistance.
We reach vulnerable populations with high risk to being trafficking through:
Connections: One on one or Group Mentoring Program for at-risk or runaway youth ages 12-17
Interactive Youth Presentations
Contact Bria Miller for referrals to this Program: email@example.com.
We have partnered with our local schools to bring human trafficking awareness education and opportunities to learn about what successful grassroots organizing looks like!
Elon University Human Services Department, Criminal Justice, Numen Lumen and Elon Center for Community Engagement and Periclean Schools of '15
Alamance Community College Dillingham Campus
7th grade classrooms in the Alamance-Burlington School System
HEALTH CARE COMMUNITY
Our Medical Outreach Specialist can provide victim identification awareness training to health care providers in Alamance County.
staff training and protocol development
This has been one of the key features of AFF. We have trained hundred of professionals in service agencies to recognize and respond to incidents of human trafficking. We also assist service agencies and organizations in adding human trafficking awareness to existing screening and intake process.
You can request a speaker for your organization on the following topics:
Human Trafficking in North Carolina
Learning to See: Recognizing and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking
Developing a Trauma-Informed Victim-Centered Protocol
Good Neighbors: Outreach into our Immigrant Communities
HT Awareness for the Health Care Providers
To request a speaker or awareness training please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When we founded AFF we partnered with researchers with the UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work to gauge the preparedness of county agencies to recognize and respond to human trafficking. Preliminary findings were shared summer of 2017 and final results are planned for summer of 2018.