Local Organizations Fighting Slavery
The following are other organizations in and around Fresno that in some way are helping those vulnerable to exploitation and abuse:
Central Valley Justice Coalition
Central Valley Justice Coalition is a faith-based coalition made up of churches, organizations, and passionate individuals who are responding to God’s heart for justice to end modern day slavery, or human trafficking.
Our mission is to empower the church and community to bring holistic and lasting change to those impacted by human trafficking.
Find us on Twitter: CVJC_Updates, Facebook, Google+
Beauty For Ashes
Beauty For Ashes is an outreach ministry that reaches men, women, and children who are trapped in sex trafficking or prostitution with the love of Jesus Christ. Teams of trained volunteers take small gifts to women who are on the streets and offer prayer, ongoing relational support, and community resources as needed. Men and women both are needed on these teams!
Beauty For Ashes Int’l Ministries
Beauty For Ashes is a 503 (c) 3non-profit ministry to those caught in commercial sexual exploitation, homelessness, and/or drug addiction. We have a regular outreach to prostituted/trafficked women, men, and children and are planning an aftercare home and program. Those who want to get involved in in outreach must attend a one hour orientation. T
Phone: Ana at 559-363-0299
Mail: P.O. Box 5016, Fresno 93755
Our mission: To abolish modern day slavery through Education, Awareness, Mentoring, Prevention, and Advocacy.
We currently provide education and awareness to the Fresno County and surrounding areas. We are unique in that, we are trained and licensed to facilitate a nationally recognized prevention program for domestic minors of sex trafficking. We make this program available to Schools, Youth Groups, Group Homes, Foster Care Agencies and any other agencies open to working together. We are a non-profit organization.
Families Together Foster Family Agency
Families Together Foster Family Agency is a therapeutic foster care agency licensed by the State of California. We are a sister project to The Aesthetic View Institute dedicated to recovery, education and healing for many years.
We educate and train foster families, who will be an active partner in the healing process of family mentoring and reunification.
Phone: Ron Plumb or Karen Wood at 559- 446-0522
familiestogetherffa.com Find us on Facebook
The Clear View Center/ Aesthetic View Institute
We help human trafficking survivors through
Group trainings, and anger management or parenting classes, are on Wednesday nights starting at 5:30 p.m., and Ladies Group is on Thursday nights starting at 5:30 p.m.
Phone: Karen Wood 559-446-0522
www.av4me.net Find us on Facebook
City Without Orphans
Our Mission: To partner and equip churches, families and social services providers so that every child in the Fresno County child welfare system is placed in a loving home.
We do so by engaging churches to engage their congregations, equip families interested in fostering and adoptiong or helping in other ways, and provide support for foster families and children. We are aware that 80% of girls being trafficked currently in the United States are former or current foster youth. Here are some ways that you can help prevent human trafficking within our foster youth population.
citywithoutorphans.com Find us on Facebook
Central Valley Freedom Coalition
Our Mission: To abolish all forms of human trafficking and free victims from the grip of slavery through advocacy, partnership, and direct service.
Founded in 2009, Central Valley Freedom Coalition is a coalition of federal and local law enforcement, service providers, victim advocates, faith-based organizations, and concerned citizens dedicated to working together to address the critical issue of Human Trafficking in the Central Valley of California. It is currently being operated and sponsored by Central Valley Against Human Trafficking, a project operated out of FCEOC and funded by Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement; a Rescue and Restore Coalition.
Email: Ronna Bright at email@example.com
Find us on Facebook
EOC Sanctuary And Youth Services
EOC Sanctuary is the lead agency for the Central Valley Against Human Trafficking Project and Central Valley Freedom Coalition. We operate the only shelter in the Central Valley (from Bakersfield to Stockton) for runaway and at-risk teens and a street outreach team. We provide counseling, crisis intervention, food, clothing, and other emergency supplies for teens and youth. We also provide three transitional living apartment complexes for homeless or timed/out former foster care youth (including victims of human trafficking) between the ages of 18-22.
We provide crisis intervention, advocacy, case management, and referrals for all victims of human trafficking, regardless of age, gender, or type of trafficking.
Phone: 559-498-8543, Toll Free 800- 820-4968
http://www.fresnoeoc.org/services/youth/youth-shelter.html Find us on Facebook
New Creation Ministries
Since 1983 New Creation Ministries (NCM) has been helping men, women and adolescents get free from sexual and relational brokenness.We offer individual counseling and support groups in a warm, confidential setting. We are a Christ-centered ministry that emphasizes God’s grace and truth for the broken person. NCM also does training, workshops and conferences for churches, ministries or interested groups that equip them to care for the sexually broken.
ncmfresno.org Find us on Facebook
To Know Him Ministries
To Know Him Ministry deals with the demand side of human trafficking by reaching out to the registered sex offender population in Fresno with the gospel, and homeless population in general. Outreaches including a food and clothing ministry, with a vision of expanding the ministry to include planting a church for sex offenders and a community center where they can receive help. TKH is looking for laborers with a heart and passion to reach johns/ sex offenders with grace and the love of Christ, who are willing to go the extra mile.
MadeForThem (MFT) is a non-profit 501(c)3 that began with a vision to help raise awareness and resources to combat human trafficking. Using design, fashion and the arts as a catalyst, we are committed to being a self- sustaining organization dedicated to making an impact. MadeForThem will work hard to change the way people invest their time, talent and resources. Based out of Central California, we will drive a portion of our proceeds specifically to the neediest of areas in the Central Valley combating human trafficking and other social justice issues.
Our mission: To help the poor, distressed and underprivileged villagers of northern Thailand.
We do this by teaching them how to farm coffee, committing to purchase that coffee at or above fair trade pricing and using the proceeds to provide water purification, sanitation, education, medical clinics and micro economic development.
lannacafeusa.org Find us on Facebook
Westside Family Preservation Services Network
Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, case management, support groups, and social service referrals in rural southwest Fresno County. Has some ability to provide assistance to victims of human trafficking in rural southwest Fresno County.
Address: 36618 S Lassen Avenue # C. Huron, CA 93234
Centro La Familia
Our Mission is to empower low-income people to access life sustaining resources and become self-sufficient through education, training and social services. They provide advocacy and referrals for foreign national victims of human trafficking and assistance with T-Visa and U-Visa applications for undocumented victims.
Phone: 559- 237-2961
Address: 302 Fresno St, #102, Fresno, CA
Mennonite Central Committee
Provides advocacy and referrals for foreign national victims of human trafficking and assistance with T-Visa and U-Visa applications for undocumented victims. Provides information and assistance on matters concerning immigration
Address: 1010 G St, Reedley, CA
The Nehemiah Project meets the needs of people in the community by impacting the poorest pockets of people thru food & clothing distribution, community services, and community restoration in the Visalia area.
Find us on Facebook
P.O. Box 291 (602 E. Roosevelt), Visalia, CA 93279-0291
New Day For Children
Through partnerships we provide children ages 10 – 18 with hope in place of the desperation of sexual exploitation for commercial purposes.
Global Love Shopping
Global Love Shopping is a website created by a local abolitionist to make it easier to support businesses seeking to end slavery and empower vulnerable people.
globalloveshopping.blogspot.com Find us on Facebook
Provides emergency clothing, food, immigration services,adult protective services,refugee resettlement assistance,referrals, and more
Family Resource Center
149 N. Fulton Street
Catholic Charities, Good News, Family Resource Center
1638 N. Dinuba Blvd.