Although many people associate slavery with historic crimes, modern forms of slavery still exist. Modern slavery is when a person is forced to undertake activities by someone else against their will, often under the threat of violence.
This can include:
If you are experiencing, or know of anyone experiencing modern day slavery, you should call the police on 999 in an emergency, or 101 to provide information. You can also call the modern day slavery helpline on 0800 0121 700.
We understand the effects that modern day slavery can have on both an individual and the community. We can:
If you’d like help and support around modern day slavery, contact us.