Medical Safe Haven

Medical Safe Haven

What We Do

The Medical Safe Haven (MSH) is the only program of its kind in Los Angeles that provides integrated medical and mental health treatment to human trafficking victims. Physicians have been extensively trained in victim-centered, trauma-informed care. The Program is located at Dignity Health Medical Group - Northridge Family Medicine.

We Provide

A Patient Advocate at the MSH assists human trafficking victims and their families with the following:

  • Medical appointments, transportation, Medi-Cal enrollment, and financial assistance.
  • Community referrals for housing, legal services, victim advocacy, court accompaniment, job training, childcare, food pantries, etc.
  • Referrals to our partner agency, Journey Out, for trauma informed care and case management.

Services Available

  • Full Spectrum Victim-Centered, Trauma-Informed Primary Medical Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Prenatal and Obstetrical Care
  • Newborn, Pediatric, and Adolescent Care
  • Mental Health Support (including medication management)
  • Annual Physical Examinations
  • Vaccinations
  • STI (including HIV) Testing and Treatment
  • HIV Preventative Medication - PrEP
  • Contraception
  • Appointments are available in-person or via telehealth.
  • Services offered in multiple languages.

Contact Us

For additional information about the unique services we provide, or to speak with a member of our team directly and confidentially, please call our Patient Advocate at 818.717.8296.

National Human Trafficking Hotline

The National Human Trafficking Hotline is available 24/7 to report suspicious activity, to inquire about local resources, and to seek support if you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking. To reach a non-governmental, confidential helpline: CALL TOLL-FREE, 24 HOURS: 1.888.373.7888 or text HELP to BeFree (233733) (170+ languages)