Our Mission

Unbound mobilizes the Church and activates local communities to fight human trafficking through prevention and awareness, professional training, and survivor advocacy.

Our Values

  1. Hope Driven

    In the dark world of human trafficking, we believe there is hope! That hope comes from three main sources: our faith, our community, and the survivors we serve. We believe God loves justice and restoration and has called us to respond to this need. We are encouraged by a community ready to take action in the fight and are inspired by the strength, resilience and courage of the men, women and children we serve.

  2. Service Oriented

    We actively seek to fill the needs and gaps in service to our community. As we serve survivors, we are also eager to serve our partners in law enforcement, hospitals, schools, and more.

  3. Excellence Focused

    Unbound is committed to maintaining excellence in the service we provide. By following best practices, staying up-to-date on research, training our teams, and providing evidence-based programs, we seek to offer the best service to our community.

Our Story

Unbound was founded in 2012 through Antioch Community Church in Waco, Texas. Since then, we have expanded into a network of chapters and anti-human trafficking projects around the world.

Unbound Houston launched in Summer 2013 as a ministry of Antioch Community Church Houston in response to our city’s known reputation for human trafficking. Our Executive Director, Kerri Taylor, and a team of committed members volunteered their time, efforts and resources as the groundwork for a solid chapter was laid. In the early days, meetings were held in homes and the church’s office space to educate the community on the atrocities of human trafficking globally and here at home. As momentum swelled, we established a presence in the community, offering trainings to civic organizations, schools and churches. Along the way, we were called to assist survivors and their families with their journey to healing. Today, Unbound is recognized in the Greater Houston Area as an established partner within an impactful network of entities committed to ending human trafficking in our city. Small seeds sown in faithfulness have grown tall and strong and we are looking to the future, full of hope and expectation, for what is to come. Read more about our work here.

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