Harvest House outreach is a Christ-centered outreach.
Harvest House is dedicated to providing sex trafficking awareness and advocacy, mentoring, prevention and community mobilization. Our final goal is a long-term rehabilitation center for adolescent victims of sex trafficking.
LOCAL NEWS UPDATE!
This is the first indictment of its kind in Jefferson County
“I can’t say I have previous experience,” said Kim Pipkin, Assistant District Attorney. “This is our first human trafficking case in Jefferson County that we have indicted. But it’s kind of a hot button issue that has been addressed a lot in trainings that I’ve been to recently.”
Approximately 79,000 minors and youth are victims of sex trafficking in Texas. (Human Trafficking by the Numbers, 2016)
Minor and Youth sex trafficking costs the state of Texas approximately $6.6 Billion. (Human Trafficking by the Numbers, 2016)
On average, victims of sex trafficking are 11-14 years of age.
Texas houses the I-10 Corridor, which the Department of Justice designated as the number one route for human trafficking
1 out of every 3 children who run away is lured into sex trafficking within 48 hours of leaving home.
(National Incidence Studies of Missing and abducted Runaway and Throwaway Children)
The average life expectancy of a sex trafficking victim is 7 years.