This page includes information on a variety of organisations currently working to end modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation. We encourages churches and individuals to explore these organisations and see how they can get involved.
The different organisations you can get involved in will be arranged according to geographical location: Regional, National and International.
If you are a victim of Modern Slavery, Exploitation or Trafficking, or know someone who is please see the information below:
- If you or the person you know is in immediate or severe danger call 999.
- If the person is not in immediate danger and you wish to report a suspected case of modern slavery or wish to seek advice contact the Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700 or file a report online.
- GOV.UK – A leaflet outlining the support available for victims of modern slavery in 11 foreign languages.
- Help For Victims – Offers Independent, informed and impartial advice for victims of crime along with resources and advice on organisations that can support victims of modern slavery and trafficking.
- Victim Support – An independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime through providing specialist help to support people.. and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. Our purpose is to provide specialist help to support people to cope and recover to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.
National Organisations and Charities:
- Unseen – National Charity that supports survivors and campaigns for the end of modern slavery.
- Clewer Initiative – Has a large range of educational resources for young people and churches on how to spot the signs of modern slavery, along with the theology of why we, as Christians, should work to end modern slavery– Created by the Church of England
- Gang Masters and Labour Abuse Authority – A government agency working to protect vulnerable and exploited workers
- Business and Human Rights Resource Centre – Works to advance human rights in business by tracking over 8000 companies, and helping to end abuse for vulnerable people.
- Freedom United – A charity that focuses on equipping people with awareness, education and ways they can act in ending modern slavery – They have a range of resources you can use in learning about exploitation and acting against it. .
- The Salvation Army – The Salvation Army provides specialist support for all adult victims of modern slavery in England and Wales. Their confidential referral helpline 0300 303 8151 is available 24/7. You can also volunteer with the Salvation Army across the Country.
- Hope for Justice – working to end modern slavery and exploitation through rescuing and supporting victims and raising awareness.
- Anti Slavery International – works in the UK and abroad to bring an end to modern slavery. You or your institution can become a member and work with Anti-Slavery International to raise awareness and bring an end to modern slavery worldwide.
- FreeForGood is the home of The Modern Slavery Victim Support Bill. This is a bill currently being debated in parliament to increase the level of support that victims of modern slavery receive in England and Wales more.
- The College of Policing list of anti-slavery charities and NGO’s working in the UK. The College of Policing site also has additional information on the work the UK Police has done in tackling modern slavery.
- Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner -The role of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner was created as one of the provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Commissioner has a UK-wide remit to encourage good practice in the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of modern slavery offences and the identification of victims.
The Medaille Trust – a charity founded by groups of Religious congregations in 2006 to work against the evils of human trafficking congregations in response to the plight of thousands of people who are being trafficked into the UK each year. It has become the largest provider of supported accommodation to victims of modern slavery in the UK. They are also available for speaking engagements if you and your church would like to learn more. Read Their Newsletter.
Regional Organisations and Charities
- The Rights Lab – University of Nottingham – Working to end modern slavery by 2020.
- The Adavu Project – A Birmingham based project that gives on the ground support to survivors of modern slavery.
- Human Trafficking Foundation – A London based organisation focused on shaping anti-slavery legislation along with equipping policy makers and NGO’s – they focus on political actions
- Stop the Traffik – International Anti-Slavery Charity
- Impulse NGO Network – A anti-slavery charity based in India that works to address the issue of unsafe migration and slavery, specifically in manufacturing. Its emphasis is on collaborations between the public and private sectors, to effectively tackle human trafficking at various stages..
- Liberty Asia – A Hong Kong-registered charity, that aims to prevent human trafficking through legal advocacy, technological interventions, and strategic collaborations with NGOs, corporations, and financial institutions.
- Survivor Alliance – An international charity focused on uniting and empowering survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world
- Walk Free: The Minderoo Foundation – Walk Free undertakes research to build the world’s most comprehensive evidence-base of modern slavery, the Global Slavery Index, in the quest to end modern slavery by 2030.
- Ethical Trading Initiative – works with businesses, trade unions and NGO’s to ensure the ethical production of goods in supply lines, and improving the lives of workers worldwide.
- International Justice Mission UK – International Justice Mission is a global organisation with a plan to eliminate slavery everywhere
- International Database for Anti-Slavery Organisations from End Slavery Now – This contains links to many of the major anti-slavery, trafficking and exploitation organisations from around the world.