Street Ransom is a nonprofit organization that was created to spread awareness about the issue of sex trafficking within the Roanoke Valley, as well as to provide services to those who have been rescued. Partnering with local, state, and federal agencies, Street Ransom seeks to address the growing issue of trafficking through education, awareness, and restoration services.


To prevent juveniles from becoming victims of exploitation and trafficking, while seeing survivors reintegrate into society as whole individuals.


To educate the community about sexual exploitation of children and domestic sex trafficking; to provide emergency shelter and services to help juvenile victims find healing and restoration through Jesus.


To increase community awareness and education.

To increase prevention services to those most vulnerable to becoming victims.

To provide services to those that have been victimized.

To engage the community through volunteerism and financial support.