ANTI-SEX TRAFFICKING

department overview

The goal of Atlanta Dream Center’s Anti-Sex Trafficking Department, called Out of Darkness, is to provide holistic, individualized and trauma-informed care to adult victims of commercial sexual exploitation through a seamless continuum of services including: Outreach, jail mentorship, 24-hour hotline services, safe home services and long-term program placement. The consistent work of the Anti-Sex Trafficking Department provides a stable, safe space for victims to seek refuge. Atlanta Dream Center is poised to respond to crisis situations, efficiently coordinate the care needed for stabilization and make connections to long-term care on behalf of victims.

2019 KEY STATS


2,420

calls to the 24/7 rescue hotline

117

rescues out of sex trafficking & exploitation

PROGRAM OVERVIEWS

Atlanta Dream Center

STREET OUTREACH

Strip club Outreach

JAIL MENTORSHIP

24-hour Hotline

Rescue Team

Safe Home

Long Term Program Placement

Replication

Community Training

VOLUNTEER NEEDS

SERVE ALONGSIDE US
Out of Darkness programming and services would not be possible without volunteers. The primary focus of volunteers is building relationships and meeting basic needs of individuals who find themselves trapped in sex trafficking and exploitation. Volunteers participate both as individuals and within teams. Some opportuntiies require additional training and background checks. Check out our different serving opportunities by clicking the button below.

RESOURCES

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd

Not For Sale by David Batstone

On the Threshold of Hope by Diane Langberg

Paid For: My Journey through Prostitution by Rachel Moran

From Rubble to Royalty by Tammy Kennedy

Terrify No More by Gary Haugen

The White Umbrella by Mary Frances Bowley

Fierce Compassion by Kathryn and Kristin Wong

God in a Brothel by Daniel Walker

A League of Dangerous Women by Mary Frances Bowley

The Good News About Injustice by Gary Haugen

The Johns by Victor Malarek

The Natashas by Victor Malarek

Sold by Patricia McCormack

Rescuing Hope by Susan Norris