Our PhilosophyWe meet you where you are... We see you and we hear you!
We believe in voluntad.
Voluntad is the ability to choose the direction of your own life, with freedom and dignity. In order to help you make the changes you want to make, and find the safety you need, we provide the support and resources you need. We are the resource experts, but only YOU can be the expert of you.
Our program is designed for any person who has experienced exploitation associated with human trafficking.
On-Site & Community Programs
Education & Awareness
Street’s Hope provides survivor informed, evidence based services designed to support and empower victims of all forms of human trafficking.
We meet each person on their unique journey, encouraging safety and working with our clients to prevent further trauma. We are client centered, and recognize that every person has the right to make choices about their own lives. We respect their autonomy and right to self-determination, and encourage all of our clients in their work toward defining what a healthy, meaningful life looks like for them.
Street’s Hope recgnizes the personal and societal vulnerabilities that are exploited by human traffickers. These include political and economic conditions, legal status, race, gender, sexual orientation and more. For that reason, we are proud to serve all people who are impacted by this human rights issue. Street’s Hope acknowleges the complex web of human and societal factors that affect human trafficking victims. We envision a world where all people can make choices about their own lives, with freedom and dignity.
Street’s Hope was established in 2004 and has operated continuously since that time.
Stay in touch with us and keep up to date on our progress and current anti-trafficking actions across the nation.
WORDS MATTER A journey of transformation VOLUNTAD: /bolunˈtad/ feminine noun Human ability to freely decide what is desired and what is not: Desire or intention, or thing that is desired: "they want everything done according to their will; they presented themself...
Street’s Hope was born in 2004 when a woman named Leanne Downing looked out of her world and saw other women living in a reality that she wanted to understand. She wanted to find a way to connect with and offer hope to these women, and began the practice of street...
The journey at Street’s Hope started with the desire to grow my personal clinical skills as a trauma counselor. As a mental health counselor who plans to work with clients who have experienced traumatic pasts, my personal goal is to be able to work with any client...