Implementing a consistent, unified, and reliable response to identify, prevent, and eliminate human trafficking in the Tri-County area.

127 Cases were reported in South Carolina in 2018.

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Signing up for Membership and Committees is strongly encouraged. It requires no time commitment and there are no fees.

info@TriCountyHTTF.org

(843) 936-0036


About us

In 2012, the South Carolina General Assembly legislatively mandated a statewide Human Trafficking Task Force (S.C. Code 16-3-2050). Due to the fact that human trafficking is such a dynamic issue and requires work from multiple entities in order to adequately address it. This Task Force is multidisciplinary, involving many different sectors of government and non-profits.

 

Our Mission

Implement a consistent, unified, and reliable response to identify, prevent, and eliminate human trafficking in the Tri-County area. 

Engage sustainable and sufficient resources to empower those who have been victimized to be thriving community citizens.

Support mandated reporters, law enforcement, and providers to identify and serve trafficking victims.

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The National Human Trafficking Hotline found there were 118 Human Trafficking cases reported in South Carolina in 2017,[1] and the South Carolina Attorney Generals Office found that Charleston County was the second most prevalent location for human trafficking in the state of South Carolina.[2] The Department of State’s Trafficking in Person’s 2018 Annual Report’s primary focus was about the vital role that local communities and local cooperation play in the fight against trafficking.[3] 

[1] National Human Trafficking Hotline, https://humantraffickinghotline.org/state/south-carolina

[2] South Carolina Attorney General’s 2017 Annual Report on Human Trafficking

[3] https://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2018/282573.htm

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