How to report modern slavery and human trafficking

If you suspect someone is a victim of exploitation, modern slavery or human trafficking, please report to the Modern Slavery Helpline. The helpline is confidential and available to contact 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 08000 121 700 or visit the Modern Slavery Helpline website to report.

In an emergency, please call 999. For non-emergencies you can call the police on 101.

You can also report to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the Crimestoppers website.

The National Referral Mechanism is a framework which identifies and refers victims of modern slavery and human trafficking ensuring they receive the most appropriate support required. First responder organisations can refer directly into the National Referral Mechanism. For further information on first responder organisations please visit GOV.UK.

Modern slavery victim pathway

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight modern slavery partnership has created the first ever victim pathway for modern slavery covering Hampshire, IOW, Portsmouth and Southampton.

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Independent child trafficking guardians, for practitioners

All local authorities within Wales, Greater Manchester, West Midlands Combined Authorities, East Midlands, Croydon, Hampshire and Isle of Wight have become early adopter sites of independent child trafficking guardianship service.

Independent child trafficking guardians (ICTGs) are professionals who support children who have potentially been trafficked, and the role of an ICTG is outlined in section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. 

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