Central Ohio Rescue and Restore Coalition

The mission of CORRC (core-see) is to provide a collaborative community response to
human trafficking in central Ohio through education, services, advocacy, and prosecution.

To Report a Tip or Get Help Please Call
the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888


  Human trafficking is modern day slavery. Victims of human        trafficking are subjected to force, fraud, or coercion for the  purpose of exploitation in commercial sex or forced labor.

 Victims include young children, teenagers, men and women. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) defines "Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons" as:

Sex Trafficking:
The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act, in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion or in which the person forced to perform such an act is under the age of 18 years old.

Labor Trafficking:  
The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage or slavery.


Human trafficking is a crime in plain view, therefore, how could you tell if someone is a trafficked victim and may need help? Could you tell the difference?

There are many signs and symptoms that can help you determine a victim.

Here are a list of RED FLAGS as defined by the U.S. Federal Government on Trafficking Victims for your awareness:
  • Evidence of being controlled (ex: rarely alone, seems to be under constant surveillance, isolated from family & friends)
  • Bruises and/or fear of speaking for themselves
  • Evidence of inability to move or leave a job
  • Persistent fear, depression, anxiety or submissive or stupor-like behavior
  • Signs of trauma. Untreated illnesses & infections
  • No passport or other identifying documentation
  • Excessive work hours. Not free to take time off
  • Unpaid for work completed or paid very little
  • Lives with co-workers and/or employer. No privacy
  • Works in the sex trade industry or works off the books in low paying jobs.

Also, here are a list of questions that you can ask a victim to assess if he/she is in a trafficking situation.Click HERE (this download will be i n a "pdf" format).

Remember, it is up to you to help make a difference in someone's life by getting involved. If you think someone is a victim of human trafficking in Ohio, please call the:

24 Hour Central Ohio Trafficking Hotline




To access our reports and various resources, scroll through the list and click to open the file. Some files may be in "pdf" format.

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