Resources

Learn More on the Web About Child Sexual Exploitation:

Single Female

A Village for One Fact Sheet
GEMS (Girls Empowerment & Mentoring Services)www.gems-girls.org
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children www.missingkids.com
Polaris Project www.polarisproject.org
Shared Hope Internationalwww.sharedhope.org
Stop Child Trafficking Now www.sctnow.org
Oregonians Against the Trafficking of Humans www.oregonoath.org
Abolition Now www.abolitionnow.com
I5 Exitwww.I5exit.com

Recommended Books on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking:

Renting Lacy: A Story of America’s Prostituted Children- By Linda Smith with Cindy Coleman
Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress- By Melissa Farley
Somebody’s Daughter: The Hidden Story of America’s Prostituted Children and the Battle to Save Them- By Julian Sher
Girls Like Us-By Rachel Lloyd
Films about Domestic Child Sex Trafficking
Very Young Girls- documentary based on the work of the GEMS program. Available @ http://www.gems-girls.org/shop for $35
‘Dan Rather Reports’ Season 5, Pornland, Oregon. Available online
Nefarious I: Merchant of Souls- For sale @ nefariousdocumentary.com for $20

Local Service Providers:

SARC (Sexual Assault Resource Center): provide advocacy and support through programs specially designed for sexually exploited youth. For more information visit their website at www.SARCoregon.org. For 24/7 emergency support call their hotline at 1-800-640-5311.

The Cupcake Girls: This organization provides medical and dental assistance, aid application assistance, financial advise, educational tutors, nutrition advise, law consultation, coffee/cupcake groups, one on one mentoring, emergency care packages, moving assistance, drug and alcohol rehab assistance, domestic violence assistance, safe house assistance, and more for woman involved in the sex industry. For more information visit their website at www.thecupcakegirls.org.

Portland Bad Date Line (503) 535-3901: Reporting line for abusive or violent customers in the sex industry. Reports are anonymous and distributed in the industry.

Council for Prostitution Alternatives (CPA): Their mission is to support adults and children affected by the sex industry to find safer, healthier life paths by exploring alternatives in a safe and supportive structure. Their services include case management, emergency services, education, and peer support. For more information call (503) 282-1082 or email at cpa1999@teleport.com

Lola Green Baldwin Foundation for Recovery: Their mission is to help people escape prostitution, survive, and recover from its long-term effects. To provide education about the effects of prostitution on those used in it, and its effects on the larger community. Their services include: crisis intervention, case management, legal advocacy, and community education programs. There is a drop in center open to people of any age, gender, sexual orientation, whether currently prostituting or prostituted in the past. There are male and female staff available, as well as survivor and non survivor staff. For more information call (503) 236-7244 or email at pbarrera2000@yahoo.com
Shared Hope International Hotline 866-HER-LIFE