Children growing up in a digital world need extra tools to stay safe from predators.  The resources on this website have been compiled to empower parents, educators, child-care providers, and community members to protect children against sex trafficking and other forms of child sexual abuse.  Many things can increase a child's vulnerability, such as unhealthy relationships, unfiltered social media or internet access, exposure to pornography, sexting, bullying, substance abuse, homelessness, low self-confidence, etc.  With increased awareness and education, you can help Montana children become resistant to all forms of sexual exploitation. 


Featured Resource

Archived: School-Based SEL as a Foundation for Abuse Prevention: A State and Schools Collaboration in GA

 

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Montana Department of Justice - Human Trafficking

To request a human trafficking presentation for your organization, contact DOJ's special Services Bureau at (406) 444-1476.   

In the News: Montana DOJ Hires Human Trafficking Enforcement Team, Oct. 19, 2019.  

If you suspect a child is being trafficked or sexually abused, please contact:

Montana's Statewide Toll-Free Child Abuse Hotline 1-866-820-KIDS (1-866-820-5437)

Montana Department of Justice, Agent Gary Sedar 406-896-4389

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Brandon Walter 406-254-8117


 

OPI Staff are here to help: 

Tammy Lysons, SSAE Title IV-A Program Manager - 406.444.0829

Holly Mook, Coordinated School Health Unit Director - 406.444.0773

Tracy Moseman, Health Enhancement Safety Division Administrator - 406.444.3000