National Human Trafficking Resource Center [NHTRC] Law and Legal Definition

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking. The NHTRC, a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funded program is operated and implemented by Polaris Project for the purpose of providing a national, 24-hour, toll-free hotline number for the human trafficking field in the U.S.

The NHRC also provides referrals, resources, general information and training and technical assistance. The NHTRC takes tips about potential situations of human trafficking and facilitates reporting to specialized human trafficking task forces, federal authorities, local law enforcement, and service providers throughout the country.