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Modern slavery section

This is a journey to recovery for trafficked victims...

Though slavery was abolished in the UK more than 200 years ago, exploitation continues. We are committed to supporting victims - both men and women - of modern slavery. The specialist support programme is designed to preserve the dignity of victims, protect and care for them in safe accommodation, and provide access to confidential client-based support services to give victims the space to reflect, recover and rebuild their lives.

  • About modern slavery

    Modern slavery or human trafficking is the acquisition of people by force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them...it is a crime against humanity

  • Signs of modern slavery

    Modern slavery exists in our own, comfortable, local communities here, so everyone should be alert for the signs 
  • Rescue

    Assessing the victims’ welfare needs and offering a listening ear and support

  • Referring victims

    Identifying victims and ensuring their needs are met

  • Safehouses

    Our safehouses provide a safe and supportive environment for victims to begin healing and recovery 

  • Specialist support

    Providing practical assistance and access to psychological, medical and legal services where needed  

  • Moving on

    Enabling people to move forward with their lives, whether in the UK or back in their home country

     

  • Latest reports

    Data about the number and profile of victims supported by the service