Safe Haven

A safe place for healing.

Human Trafficking is:

  • modern-day slavery involving the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act
  • the fastest growing business of organized crime and the third largest criminal enterprise in the world.

Human Trafficking is different from human smuggling. Trafficking is exploitation-based and does not require movement across borders or any type of transportation! 

Human Trafficking Enterprise:
  • involves 5-10 victims
  • a victim sees 6 customers each day
  • a victim works 7 days a week
  • the enterprise can earn between $37,500 and $75,000 each week

Human Trafficking recently dismantled in Houston:
  • varied prices according to age and appearance of victims
  • charged $20 admission fee
  • admission fee along generated $1,265,820 in just 18 months

Human Trafficking in Texas:
  • 20% of human trafficking in the United States occur in Texas
  • 20% of victims in United States travel through Texas
  • 25% of nationally rescued victims are rescued in Texas
  • Houston is the nation's largest hub for human trafficking 
  • 2012 there were over 200 active brothels, 2 new ones every month
  • Houston is home to more strip clubs and illicit spas than Las Vegas