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The Youth Services Center

who are exploited,

trafficked, or at-risk

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Anti-Trafficking Policy Advocacy

Putting a stop to exploitation

and sex trafficking

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Data-Driven Approach

through investigative research

and innovative programs

How we’re putting a stop to youth exploitation and sex trafficking

Services for Youth

access to life-changing services for exploited and at-risk youth

Investigative Research

revealing how and why youth are exploited and trafficked

Policy Advocacy

improving laws and systems to protect our most vulnerable youth

Educational Resources

information and tools for reducing youth exploitation and sex trafficking

How we’re mobilizing and empowering youth

youthSpark Advocates
Advocates

ensuring youth have a voice in sex trafficking policy advocacy

youthSpark Volunteers
Volunteers

offering meaningful opportunities for volunteers and interns

youthSpark Innovators
Innovators

encouraging creativity and boldness to speak out against trafficking

youthSpark Peer Leaders
Peer Leaders

equipping youth with skills to lead and mentor their peers

How we’re measuring outcomes

  • Based in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Founded in 2000
  • 501(c)3 nonprofit
  • Housed in juvenile court
  • An anti-trafficking leader
  • Pioneers in victim services
  • First in early intervention
  • Focused on demand reduction

312

Youth served

478

Volunteer hours last year


Donor support share of budget
40%
Foundation support share of budget
34%
Public funding share of budget
14%
95%
Increased School Attendance

Services for exploited and at-risk youth that get them back in school

98%
Decreased Running Away

Clinical care and family support to keep youth safe and in the home

6 out of 10 youth served stay connected at least one year after finishing services
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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