The Harbor Restoration Program

Criteria for Admission

North Star Initiative provides support to women who are survivors of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation by addressing their physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs through a Christ-centered focus.

Is The Harbor Right for Her?

Our ideal participant will be:

  • 18-35 years of age
  • A survivor of sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation
  • A U.S. citizen or foreign national able to communicate in English
  • Biologically female
  • Free from imminent threat from others
  • Free of drugs and alcohol for at least 30 days
  • One who is not a threat to herself or others
  • Willing to do the hard work required to change her life
  • We cannot serve a participant who is:

  • Actively addicted-unwilling to go through rehab
  • On medication-assisted treatment such as methadone or suboxone or taking prescription narcotics
  • Non-ambulatory or unable to manage self-care
  • Has physical custody of her children (unless arrangements for long term care have been secured)
  • Diagnosed with a debilitating medical or mental health condition
  • Escaping warrants or has court obligations requiring out of state travel during the first 3 months
  • Pregnant in last trimester
  • Actively suicidal/homicidal and/or in a mental health crisis
  • Program Overview