The Dragonfly Home exists because we believe that every victim-survivor of human trafficking deserves freedom and the opportunity to pursue a new life. We walk alongside these courageous and resilient individuals and provide whatever they need on their path to independence and restoration.
The Dragonfly Home was founded in March 2016 and received certification from the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General in November 2016.
We then opened Oklahoma’s first and only non-residential Human Trafficking Crisis Center. To date, Dragonfly has served hundreds of victim-survivors of sex and/or labor trafficking, including all genders, adults and juveniles, through our Human Trafficking Crisis Center. We also operate a 24-Hour Human Trafficking Helpline, where our team has fielded thousands of calls. We are also currently preparing to open Oklahoma’s first-ever state-certified Human Trafficking Transition Home in 2021.
The Dragonfly Home remains the only non-profit in Oklahoma City that is state-certified to serve victim-survivors of human trafficking.
Through our Human Trafficking Crisis Center, we provide whatever victim-survivors need to begin healing physically, emotionally, and psychologically from the intense violence and dehumanization of human trafficking.
Our team provides highly specialized crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy to address the severe trauma and extensive needs that are specific to victim-survivors of human trafficking and their children. That includes providing therapy, access to medical care, court advocacy, access to legal assistance, and more. We meet the basic needs of victim-survivors and their children, such as providing access to safe housing, food and clothing, toiletries, and transportation.
Safety and security are frequently a concern for victim-survivors of trafficking—particularly when a trafficker is trying to track them down to do further harm—so we create safety plans to mitigate those risks. We also provide services and programming tailored to meet each person’s unique needs.
Human trafficking is dark, but at Dragonfly we get to see the hope that is possible when victim-survivors receive specialized care. These individuals demonstrate remarkable strength, bravery, and resilience. We have had the privilege of walking alongside hundreds of victim-survivors as they work hard to achieve their goals and build a new life.
People we’ve served have gone on to earn their GED, attend college, reunite with family, get married and start their own family, pursue a new career, join the military, and more!