• 1. Trust your judgement. If a situation or individual makes you feel uncomfortable, trust that feeling.
  • 2. Trafficking recruiters can be adults or youth, male or female. Be aware of who is interested in you, especially in places where traffickers are looking for victims.
  • 3. Use a “buddy system” when you are in places where traffickers might prey.
  • 4. Make sure you always have access to a phone, your money, and any medications you need.
  • 5. Keep all important identification documents in your possession.
  • 6. Recognize being asked to do something for pay that makes you feel uncomfortable as a potential recruiting situation.
  • 7. Let a trusted friend or relative know if a person or situation is suspicious and you feel unsafe.
  • 8. Download or print this safety card about human trafficking. Safety Card
  • 9. Add the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline to your mobile contacts 1-888-373-7888.
  • 10. Stay safe online. Purge strangers from your social networking friends and followers lists. Make your social networking profiles and posts more private.