Resources

TUCSON AREA RESOURCES FOR SEX WORKERS

Housing:  

Our Family Services – Housing for individuals and families short-term up to 2-years, also housing for runaway and homeless youth age 12-17 years.

Gospel Rescue Mission – Short-term – 90 days housing available. Currently the housing is for men, women, and women with children.

Men’s Shelter: 312 W 28th Street, Tucson (520) 740-1501 x7215 

Women’s Shelter: 707 W Miracle Mile (520) 740-1501 x7101

Health Care:

Theresa Lee  Clinic – Provides std/sti/hiv testing and well-woman check-ups, treatment, sliding scale, walk-ins 8-5pm m-f, minors do not need parental consent: 332 S. Freeway, Tucson (520) 724-7676

Education/Tuition Assistance:

Vocational Rehabilitation – Extensive services for people with disabilities including mental health issues such as anxiety, PTSD and depression, and individuals with learning disabilities and/or developmental delays. Voc Rehab offers employment counseling, tuition and training expenses, job placement and ongoing employment support.

Counseling/Crisis Lines:

Southern Arizona Against Sexual Assault (SACASA) – 24 hour crisis line, walk-in services, hospital support, advocacy and referrals: (520) 327-7273 or (800) 400-1001

Anti-violence Project – 24 hour bilingual crisis line for LGBTQ victims/survivors of violence, weekly support group, advocacy and other resources: (520) 624-0348 or (800) 553-9387

To suggest a resource, please send the link to its website to info@swop-tucson.org.

For resources related to transitioning out of sex work, see our page: Transitioning out of Sex Work.

Legal Assistance:

Red Light Legal: National online consultations for sex workers.

Lawhelp.org: Provides referrals to legal aid and local free or low-cost legal support.

CURRENT ARIZONA LAWS REGARDING SEX WORK

Click above to go to current statutes.

First conviction – mandatory 15 days (misdemeanor)
Second conviction – mandatory 30 days (misdemeanor)
Third conviction – mandatory 60 days (misdemeanor)
Fourth conviction – mandatory 180 days (Class 5 felony)
SEX WORKER ORGANIZATIONS

Desiree Alliance

Prostitute’s Education Network (PENET)

Sex Workers Support (National)
Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP)
SWAAY
Sex Workers Support (International)
Network of Sex Work Projects
Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
Freedom Network Member Organizations

HEALTH

Sexual Assault
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Domestic Violence
Safe Horizon Hotline (includes shelter): 1-800-621-HOPE

SEX WORKER BLOGS

Confessions of a Message Board Hooker

Fairy Whore Mother

Harlot’s Parlour

The Naked Anthropologist

Respect Sexwork

Serpent Libertine

Sex Gender Body

Tits and Sass

BOOKS

Click here!

VIDEOS

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GREAT RESOURCES

STDs Chart – San Francisco City Clinic – STDs associated with particular sex acts

Escort Support – Great site with lots of helpful info.

Bad Client List – Dangerzone411 – Providers only website for local, regional, national bad client alerts

Another Bad Client List – National Blacklist Deadbeat Registry

Glossary – Escort industry standard terms and acronyms

Sexuality.org

Male Sex Work

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