Caroline Diemar

National Hotlines Director
Caroline is the National Hotlines Director. She is responsible for providing strategic oversight of the National Hotlines program, with a focus on strategic growth and efficient use of resources to maximize capacity and provide high quality service to victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking field through the National Human Trafficking Hotline and the BeFree Textline.
Caroline comes to Polaris with a long history of building successful programs serving survivors of human trafficking, child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. In addition to direct experience with victims and survivors of child abuse and human trafficking, she brings deep personal experience with building and refining state-wide protocols for coordinated case response.  Before joining Polaris, Caroline served as tri-chair of the Connecticut Human Anti-Trafficking Response Team, which is tasked with enhancing Connecticut’s response to child exploitation. She brings a wealth of experience working closely with law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, mental health and victim advocacy.

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National Human Trafficking Hotline Cases Jump by 13% in 2017

March 14, 2018

Cases of human trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888) and BeFree Textline (233733) jumped by 13 percent in 2017 from the previous year, according to data released by Polaris.

National Human Trafficking Hotline Expands to Text, Chat Services

February 07, 2018

The National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888) announced that it has expanded the modes of communication survivors can use to reach out and get connected to help to include 24/7 SMS texting and online chat services in both English and Spanish. 

State of Illinois, Polaris and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas Launch Anti-Human Trafficking Digital Billboard Campaign Across Chicago

March 13, 2017

Polaris and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, together with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, launched a four week anti-human trafficking awareness campaign to run on over 20 digital billboards across the city of Chicago.