Sexual Exploitation

For the first time, Minnesota youth who engage in prostitution are viewed as victims and survivors, not criminals. They will be treated with dignity and respect, and directed to supportive services, and shelter and housing that meet their needs and recognize their right to make their own choices.

Sexual exploitation of youth in Minnesota is commonly overlooked, misidentified as something else and undocumented.

For more information on Safe Harbor, view the Safe Harbor Handout (PDF).

To find services statewide, call the Day One Crisis Hotline call 1-866-223-1111 or Text: 612-399-9995 or visit the Day One Website.

The Minnesota Department of Health website contains information and resources for victims of human trafficking, Safe Harbor Minnesota - MN Dept. of Health (