Information for Service Providers
Consider the following…..
These 3 questions have been developed to be easily implemented to an intake form. If someone answers yes to any or all of these questions, your client may be trafficked.
- Have you ever worked and someone took all or some of your money?
- Have you ever felt forced into doing something that made money for anyone else?
- Has fear and confusion ever made you feel trapped in a lifestyle you didn’t want to be a part of?
WEFiGHT is available to provide information and training to staff on the signs of trafficking, best practice and the development of protocols. We can adjust our training time frame to suit your needs. Just call the number provided to schedule your session.
WEFiGHT is available to provide outreach to individuals utilizing your agency services. We are happy to provide information & education about trafficking in our community and where people can get help. For further information about outreach, please call the number provided.
- your 1st priority is their safety
- this is not their fault
- they have rights
- you can connect them to an agency that can assist with
- counselling and support
- immigration status
- police/court support
- if a 3rd party is present, attempt to safely seperate
- if English is not their 1st language, use a staff member or call in an interpreter. NEVER use a family member or friend. Multicultural Council has trained interpreters
- avoid probing questions, allow them to tell their story in their time
- gaining trust is most important, patience is key
Educate yourself and others with the following information and tools provided.
Tools for Educators: National Human Trafficking Resource Center
This tool is designed by the organization Polaris to help educators identify the risk factors and indicators of human trafficking. CLICK HERE FOR ACCESS TO THE TOOL.