Portland, ME 207-671-0807

Organization Helping Parents & Schools Keep Their Children Safe

Keeping Kids Safe is a non-profit 501(c)3 agency

Child Sex Trafficking

Child Sex Trafficking occurs when children are forced or coerced into the commercial sex trade against their will.

Human trafficking generates $9.5 billion yearly in the United States.

In less then 5 years Sex Trafficking will be the number one crime

Approximately 300,000 children are at risk of being prostituted in the United States.

The average age of entry into prostitution for a child victim in the United States is 13-14 years old.

A pimp can make $150,000-$200,000 per child each year and the average pimp has 4 to 6 girls.

The average victim may be forced to have sex up to 4-20 times and sometimes even more in one day.

There Fewer than 200 beds are available in the United States for underage victims.

Department Of Justice has identified the top twenty human trafficking jurisdictions in the country:” Houston
• El Paso
• Los Angeles
• Atlanta
• Chicago
• Charlotte
• Miami
• Las Vegas
• New York
• Long Island
• New Orleans
• Washington, D.C.
• Philadelphia
• Phoenix
• Richmond
• San Diego• San Francisco
• St Louis
• Seattle
• Tampa  and Maine

One in three teens on the street will be lured toward prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home.

It is happening right here in Maine.

Three Gorham Housemates Charged with Sex Trafficking

Letter to editor: Victims of human trafficking need help.

Preble Street receives grant to combat sex trafficking.

FBI Announces Results of National Child Sex Trafficking Operation

Keeping Kids Safe is committed to doing what we can to STOP child sex trafficking.  After all, It’s Up To Us to Keep Kids Safe.