FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Safe Passage, a new non-profit, has revealed plans to open Kentucky’s first shelter for child victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation at its inaugural fundraiser hosted by Glenna Bevin by the Governor’s Mansion last evening.
Local officials have identified that more than 200 trafficked children every year in Kentucky. Safe Passage will provide comprehensive services to help these victims and their caregivers find healing and restoration. Services include 24/7 shelter, aftercare and outpatient services, caregiver training, school prevention programs and much more. The organization is already operating the prevention programs in partnership with Refuge for Women.