The award-winning ECPAT UK trafficked girls and young women's group was the first-ever peer support group for trafficked young people in the UK. It provides a safe space where young people who have been through emotional trauma can socialise and get involved in projects, such as drama and arts, as a way for them to recover from their experiences.

The ECPAT UK Youth Programme provides support in the following ways: 

• Unlimited 1:1 mentoring sessions
• Weekly gender specific peer mentoring support groups
• Individual therapeutic interventions
• Young parents’ mentoring group
• Live skills and personal development workshops
• Rights and Entitlements workshops
• Social activities, outings and annual residential
• ESOL support
• Signposting for further support
• Youth led research projects

Travel expenses and food are provided for each session. 

If you would like to refer a young person who may be a victim of trafficking, please note the following criteria: 

  • Aged 15-23
  • Practitioner has concerns about trafficking 

Download our Youth Programme leaflet for more information

To refer a young person, contact [email protected] or call 020 7607 2136