The Lampstand safehome is open!

The Lampstand safehome opened in March 2022 in Southwest Virginia.

Our residential program provides a safe space and comprehensive trauma-informed care for girls who have experienced sexual exploitation.

the problem

Trafficking is not a problem of the past. Every day, men, women, and children are being exploited and sold for sex across the United States.

reported cases of human trafficking in Virginia in 2020

%

of victims are never identified

the average age a child enters trafficking in the USA

%

of survivors are re-victimized if they don't have a safe place to go

what we do

The Lampstand is empowering the lives of those vulnerable to and affected by sexual exploitation in two strategic ways

awareness

In order to prevent, identify, and report trafficking, people must know what to look for. We educate the public about sexual exploitation and trafficking through prevention education and professional trainings.

support

There is a major lack of resources for those affected by sexual exploitation in our state and nation. To meet the need in our area, we provide holistic, trauma-informed support that victims and survivors deserve.

you can be part of the solution.