National Human Trafficking Hotline: 2018 Call for Applications

Public Safety Canada is working to advance efforts to prevent and combat human trafficking under the Contribution Program to Combat Serious and Organized Crime (CPCSOC). Under CPCSOC's Stream A, the Department provides funding through allocations to eligible recipients in support to targeted projects and/or initiatives to increase knowledge, raise awareness and/or help advance and contribute to the achievement of the Department's objectives to combat serious and organized crime.

The objective of this CPCSOC 2018 Call for Applications is to increase knowledge, raise awareness and help advance efforts to prevent and combat human trafficking by providing multi-year contribution funding to an eligible organization, as per CPCSOC's Terms and Conditions, to establish and maintain a national human trafficking hotline.

Project Description

The National Human Trafficking Hotline will be a dedicated, toll-free, 24/7, national hotline and online communication system staffed by trained professionals capable of providing services and assistance to victims of all forms of human trafficking. Multi-lingual services and assistance for domestic and foreign victims must include crisis intervention, information and referrals to anti-trafficking and/or direct victim services programs, temporary lodging/housing resources, and access to other emergency assistance. The national hotline must have a data management and collection system with the ability to collect and report regularly on the calls, texts, emails and other online communications received through the hotline.

How to Apply

Interested organizations must complete the application form. Detailed information and forms are accessible in the following links:

  1. Application Template
  2. Work Requirements


Applicants will have until July 27, 2018 11:59 p.m. (PST) to submit their Application Forms.

Terms and Conditions

All applications must be prepared in accordance to the terms and conditions of the contribution program.

An agreement will be established with only one (1) applicant.

For more information

If you have any questions, please contact Pascale Bourque at: 613-949-0361 or by e-mail at:

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