The first minute of freedom is not the end of the story for victims of slavery. Once they’re free, survivors must start over and rebuild their lives, with little or no support. Aftercare helps them move beyond their past and head into their bright future.
When survivors first escape, they are traumatized and oftentimes seen as outcasts from their friends, families, and hometowns. If they don’t receive the help they need, they may fall victim once again to slavery.
The needs of a survivor vary from immediate shelter to healthcare to extensive job training. Aftercare is about the long-term picture for survivors, ensuring that their story is one of hope and their freedom is lasting.
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our aftercare projects
Aftercare is a long-term investment in freedom. Our partners work with survivors to build a foundation of health and happiness that will set them up for a successful future. You are a crucial piece of this work, so get involved in supporting these projects today.
For $17, Love146 will provide one day of meals, housing, and counseling for a rescued boy in the Philippines.
Love146 is working to see the end of child trafficking and exploitation. Nothing less. The organization cares for survivors around the globe, with love serving as the foundation for their work.
TRANSPORT TO COLLEGE
For $25, GEMS will provide weekly metro cards to offset transportation costs to and from college for survivors.
GEMS is committed to ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women by changing individual lives, transforming public perception, and revolutionizing the systems and policies that impact sexually exploited youth.