5 cybertips from NCMEC on child sex trafficking cases - NMOAG
17 referrals from Polaris Project on the Human Trafficking Hotline - NMOAG
134 SCI reports from CYFD (screened for potential cases) - NMOAG
Our agency provided services to 17 adult victims and 5 minor victims
We had 103 unique individuals access services at The Harbour.
Using national statistics of homeless youth exploitation, that means that there are approximately 1000 homeless youth being sex trafficked and 2750 living by survival sex (exchanging sex acts for food, shelter or safety) in Albuquerque.
Lack of resources
NM currently does not have any specialized resources for minor victims of human trafficking. If a child trafficking victim is identified they are likely going to be sent out of the state for services.