Seneca County Division of Human Services

1 DiPronio Dr., Waterloo, NY 13165. 315-539-1800

Teenage girlThe common age a child enters sex trafficking is 14-16 (

Up to 40 % of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. Of these, 46% ran away because of family rejection, are 7.4 times more likely to experience acts of sexual violence than their heterosexual peers, and are 3-7 times more likely to engage in survival sex to meet basic needs such as food, shelter and toiletries. (

Between December 2007-February 2015, there have been 1,434 cases of trafficking in hotels and motels. (