Trafficking in Persons 



TIP Mission: We exist to protect and restore human worth by confronting exploitation. Through victim services, education & outreach, and strategic partnerships, we are Utah’s catalyst to create a state where all forms of human trafficking are intolerable.


Located in Salt Lake City, with statewide reach, we serve Utah’s human trafficking survivors of all ages, genders, trafficking types, and immigration statuses.


Check out our new trafficking department website:



Cases Reported in US Since 2007




Sex Trafficking Victims – Female




Trafficking Victims – Children




Trafficking Victims Served by AAU in 2021


Victims of human trafficking receive:

  • Holistic Case Management
  • Wraparound Services
  • Basic Needs Assistance
  • Housing Assistance
  • Mental Health Support
  • Language Access
  • English Classes
  • Employment Services
  • Connection to Community
  • Weekly Drop-In Center


What is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is when a person is harbored, transported, obtained, patronized, or solicited for the purpose of forced labor or commercial, sexual exploitation by force, fraud, or coercion

Our Partners:

Utah Attorney General’s Office

Signs of Potential Trafficking:

  • Fear
  • Recruited with false promises
  • Signs of untreated illness or injuries
  • Exchanges sex to meet basic needs
  • Works excessive hours with little or no pay
  • No legal or travel documents
  • Controlled or restricted communication


National Human Trafficking Hotline: (888)373-7888