Information and statistics
2017 Annual Report
2017 Audit Report
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Estimated Children in US Sex Industry
Estimated children who are at risk in the US
Is the average age of a girl first used in the sex trade
Is the average weekly earning ($) of a pimp in Atlanta
How do the girls and women come to your programs?
Women, ages 18-32, come into our residential program through various types of referrals.
Women, ages 18+, come into our Women’s Academy through our residential program and through the community. This is a community-based program, not a residential program and women just need to meet the intake criteria in order to be a participant.
How many can you serve at a time?
I want to learn more about trafficking, where can I find more resources?
How do I get in touch with Wellspring Living?
Please visit our contact page to see how you can reach us.
I would like to read more stories about survivors, are there any books available?
Yes, our founder and executive director Mary Frances Bowley has written three powerful books filled with amazing success stories. You can read the book summaries and order here.
MOST COMMON RECRUIT AREAS
- SOCIAL CIRCLES 42.5%
- HOME NEIGHBORHOOD 38.4%
- CLUBS OR BARS 30.1%
- OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS 26%
- INTERNET 21.9%
- ON THE STROLL 21.9%
- SCHOOL 11.0%
- MALL 4.1%
Girls abused before 18 years old
Pimps who are worried that their employees would be raped, killed, arrested, or infected with an STD.
WARNING SIGNS: TRAITS OF TRAFFICKING
A SIGNIFICANTLY OLDER BOYFRIEND/GIRLFRIEND
SPECIAL MARKS, TATTOOS, OR BRANDING
MULTIPLE DELINQUENT CHARGES
NEW CLOTHES, JEWELRY, OR PHONE THAT CANNOT BE ACCOUNTED FOR
SUDDEN CHANGE IN APPEARANCE OR BEHAVIOR