COWLITZ COUNTY

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN

TASK FORCE

 

    U-11 Girls 

ABOUT  THE  TASK  FORCE

If you believe a crime is being committed against a child right now call 911.

The Cowlitz County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Task Force is comprised of local area concerned citizens including professionals from Longview & Kelso Law Enforcement, Cowlitz County Schools, Cowlitz County Youth Services, Child Protective Services, St. John Medical Center, Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center, Emergency Support Shelter, Janus House, Caring Pregnancy Center,  various faith community members, legal professionals, and more.



Mission:

to develop and maintain a collaborative effort to prevent and respond to CSEC in Cowlitz County.



We will do this by:
Creating awareness within our community about CSEC;
Educating community members, especially those working with youth, about CSEC;
Establishing a community response to CSEC.




The intent of the group is to promote awareness about the sexual exploitation of children in Cowlitz County as well as provide trainings and valuable links for services connected to assisting those who may be affected by sexual exploitation.



We do not investigate claims of exploitation!


 

If you suspect a child is being sexually exploited, call your local police department and the National Human Trafficking Hotline number at 1-888-373-7888.




CCCSECTF meets the last Thursday of each month at 8:30am at:

                 Abundant Life Church of the Nazarene   

                                          615 S. 4th Ave.

                                        Kelso, WA 98626