Human Trafficking Intervention Prevention Strategy

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For more information about H.I.P.S

Deborah Kopeschny

416-438-3697 ext. 12249
dkopeschny@stridestoronto.ca

Human Trafficking Intervention Prevention Strategy (H.I.P.S) is a collaboration between 20-plus agencies in Toronto to address domestic human trafficking. Strides Toronto chairs H.I.P.S. across Toronto. This successful collaborative ensures that the agencies across the Greater Toronto Area can co-ordinate their activities to achieve a greater impact and build partnerships across sectors.

Purpose of H.I.P.S.

Using a collaborative approach, H.I.P.S. works to:

  • Build partnerships across sectors
  • Include interdisciplinary approaches
  • Create an opportunity for community capacity building
  • Co-ordinate treatment services
  • Include survivor-led initiatives
  • Enable resource sharing
  • Act as link between local, regional, national and international groups

H.I.P.S. affiliated agencies include:

  • Strides Toronto
  • Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre
  • Covenant House Toronto
  • Native Women’s Resource Centre
  • Springboard
  • Victim Services Toronto
  • Victim Services Durham
  • Toronto Police Services Sex Crimes
  • Durham Police Services Human Trafficking Unit
  • Children’s Aid Society
  • Catholic Children’s Aid Society
  • Loft
  • Eva’s Initiatives
  • Kinark