Second Chance now known as RISE is a social service program located in Toledo, Ohio which provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic sex trafficking and prostitution.
Second Chance Mission
- To offer supportive services to women and youth affected by or at risk for involvement in sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation, as they reclaim lives of choice.
- To raise community awareness about the issues of sex trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children and to work diligently to end the exploitation and victimization of women and youth.
- To advocate with women and youth throughout the country to secure and provide resources for treatment and services for victims of sex trafficking and exploitation.
Watch the Domestic Minor Trafficking PSA
“Not on my watch.” This is the message that community members and leaders are giving to traffickers and the John’s that purchase youth for sex. The 30 second public service announcement included appearances from a Toledo county commissioner and member of city council and the Senate representative from the district. Watch now.
Second Chance receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.
Members of Second Chance traveled to Washington D.C. to receive the prestigious FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award from FBI Director, Robert Mueller. The fifty-six nationwide FBI field offices nominate individuals and community organizations that have shown tremendous support in investigations to combat crime, terrorism, drugs and violence in America. Get the details.