Sex Trafficking Services

EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING PROGRAM:

First Nations Community HealthSource’s Education and Advocacy against Sex Blue ribbon iconTrafficking (EAST) is dedicated to supporting Native American/Alaskan Native victims of sex trafficking in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the surrounding Tribal communities. The EAST program provides advocacy, prevention education, and essential case management services to victims by linking them to resources and services that protect their safety. If you would like more information about our services, please contact EAST staff at 505-515-3924.

SERVICES PROVIDED:

EAST provides comprehensive case management services to all Native America/Alaskan Native victims of sex trafficking- including women, men, youth and LGBTQ who are currently living in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the surrounding Tribal communities. In addition to case management, the program engages in weekly community outreach, promotes awareness through presentations to families, health care providers and communities to educate them on the issues of sex trafficking. To ensure a comprehensive service system to meet the needs of our clients EAST provides  victim advocacy services and referrals to outside community partners.

EAST SERVICES:

  • Transportation
  • Case Management
  • First Nations in-house referrals
  • Medical Services
  • Dental Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Traditional Healing
  • Social support groups
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Legal assistance
  • Substance Abuse Counseling (Suboxone treatment)

EAST MISSION:

The mission of EAST is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to victims of sex trafficking through the provision of victim services, trained advocacy, public media outreach, education, and community collaborations.

CONTACT US:

Shelane Rosales
Sex Trafficking Case Manager
Email: Shelane.rosales@fnch.org
Phone: 505-515-3924

Cindy Charley
Sex Trafficking Case Manager
Email: Cindy.charley@fnch.org

HOURS OF OPERATION: (Closed for lunch from 12- 1 p.m. daily)
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
(Based on staff availability)

HOTLINES:

National Human Trafficking Hotline:
StrongHearts Native Helpline:
Phone: 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)
Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico 24- Hour Crisis Hotline:
Phone: (505-266-7711)
The Life Link 24-Hour Crisis Response Line:
Phone: 1-505-GET-FREE (1-505-438-3733)

You may also send the text “HELP” or “INFO” to BEFREE (“233733”)

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For Further Information or questions, please call: 505-515-3924