City of Houston Mayor’s Office
Anti-Human Trafficking Division
Sylvester Turner, Mayor
City of Houston Mayor’s Office Anti-Human Trafficking Division
Arrow’s Freedom Place is a privately-run safe house that provides long-term housing for underage female victims of domestic child sex trafficking.
Free the Captives connects trafficking victims to safe homes in the Houston area and nationally. Free the Captives will refer and help place girls in a home or facility that is geared specifically for victims of sex trafficking.
Home of Hope Texas was established to provide a place of refuge and safety for adolescent victims of human trafficking. Home of Hope Texas exists to provide long term care, rehabilitation, and healing for victims of modern-day-slavery and sexual abuse.
Redeemed owns and operates an 8-bed restoration house in the Houston area for women. The house is a place of healing and hope for the journey ahead.
2-1-1 is 24/7 and free. Just dial 2-1-1, and 2-1-1 can connect you with local government and private resources for affordable housing. 2-1-1 can also help with food, child care, crisis counseling, treatment for drug abuse and other social services. You can also visit the website for assistance (http://www.211texas.org).
Help for Texans is through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; they can connect you with resources for help with rent, utility bills, emergency housing, and homeless shelters.
Section 8 housing is a federal program that helps low income families and individuals with housing. The Rental Help: Texas page tells you about section 8 housing; what it is, if you are eligible, how to apply, and your rights if you live in section 8 housing.