Refer A Child

If you suspect that someone is a victim of human trafficking, please call the National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733).

Request Placement for Verified Cases

For Service Providers requesting placement for verified/identified cases, please complete our Intake Packet and return to our Monarch House Case Management Team via email.
Download Our Intake Packet for Placement to the Monarch House Program

Monarch House Case Management

Redefining Refuge: State Certified Safe House Residential Program
Phone: (813) 442-9242/ (813) 909-0300
Email: referral@redefiningrefuge.org

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Victim Identifiers

Here a some of the signs that a minor may be the victim of Sex Trafficking:

  • Under 18 and engaged in forced prostitution
  • Under 18 and not attending school (or is frequently absent)
  • Under 18 and ‘dating’ much older, abusive and controlling men
  • Possesses a false ID (or multiple), and is dishonest about age
  • Has recurring STI’s and/or STD’s
  • Has large amounts of cash, jewelry and/or new clothing
  • Possesses hotel room keys
  • Pagers and/or cell phones that parents/guardians are not paying for with very restricted communication
  • Displays signs of ‘branding’ (tattooing of the traffickers name, very often on the neck)
  • Lacks knowledge about local community or whereabouts
  • Signs of physical assault