Mission, Vision & Values


CATE is a united community movement to prevent and respond to human trafficking and exploitation. 


Community: Educated, Aware, Supportive 


Social justice, systems impact, transparency, knowledge seeking, and respect for survivors 

Become a Member

CATE is currently accepting applications for membership. To request an application, email us at [email protected]

Make valuable connections with other providers and community members across the state facing the same challenges.

Professional Development

Build your team's knowledge and skills year around to continually meet the changing needs of human trafficking victims.

Practical Resources

Empower your staff with access to content and tools to solve problems and excel in the many jobs they do.

Education and training is available to membership and community members to ensure best practices in understanding, preventing and responding to human trafficking in Missouri.
Conferences, workshops and regional meetings facilitate a collaborative movement among community members and service providers in Missouri.
Recommended information and resources about human trafficking nationally and statewide.