The following resources are suggested for further follow up:
THE BC OFFICE TO COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSON'S ONLINE TRAINING FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS
A free, comprehensive training program providing key information to understanding the issue of trafficking, and working with trafficked individuals.
CHILDREN OF THE STREET SOCIETY
Children of the Street Society is a Provincial Society and Federal Charity dedicated to preventing the sexual exploitation and human trafficking of children and youth in British Columbia through education strategies, public awareness initiatives, and family support since 1995. They offer handouts, resources, toolkits for service providers and parents. Website
The Chrysalis Network offers a free, confidential telephone trauma counselling service to women, men, and youth who have been trafficked/exploited for the purposes of commercial sex or forced labour. They also offer ongoing support to sex workers who do not personally identify as trafficked/exploited. We provide our callers with counselling, local referrals and Project Lifeline, a safe buddy system for sex workers operating in isolation. Website
Cybertip is an online resource for resources and reporting potential incidences of online exploitation against children and youth, which connects directly to law enforcement.
The DOOR THAT'S NOT LOCKED
The Door That's Not Locked is an online resource for parents, teachers, and students to access free resources related to online safety and exploitation prevention .
FRASER HEALTH AUTHORITY HELP DON'T HINDER TRAINING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
A free, online training for health professionals providing the tools to consider, assess, respond, and evaluate trafficked persons accessing emergency health services.
FROM ABUSED AND NEGLECTED TO ABUSED AND EXPLOITED
Article: The Intersection of the child welfare system with commercial sexual exploitation of children. National Centre for Youth Law. 2014. Kate Walker J.D., Fiza Quraishi, J.D.
HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT LABOUR TRAFFICKING DOCUMENTARY
Across Canada documentary looking at the realities of labour trafficking.
INVISIBLE CHAINS, BY PROFESSOR BENJAMIN PERRIN
An excellent, comprehensive legal overview in book form of the current state of human trafficking in Canada. Available for purchase on Amazon.
NATIONAL ONLINE RESOURCES- THE SALVATION ARMY ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROGRAM WEBSITE
This section of our website contains free training and resources from across the country to support agencies and communities working with trafficked persons, including videos, online training, and tookits.
NWAC: SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS
The Native Women's Association has developed a resource for understanding and supporting Indigenous girls and women experiencing exploitation.
ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETIES (OACAS)
Report: When human trafficking involves children and youth who are under 16, it’s a child protection issue. Human trafficking is a form of child abuse. Our job is to step in and protect these girls — and I’ll point out that we’re talking about girls because we haven’t as yet come across any male victims, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. We need to identify and intervene effectively to redirect or rescue kids who are engaged in human trafficking.
THE PALERMO PROTOCOL: TO PREVENT, SUPPRESS, AND PUNISH TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
This important document was signed by Canada in 2000 and outlines our national commitment to identified victims/survivors of human trafficking
A national view from a law enforcement perspective of domestic and international sex trafficking as it relates to Canada. You can contact them for up to date, recent statistics on human trafficking and promotional resources. website