ARI, Inc. is a  survivor-led 501c3 Non-Profit Organization reaching survivors wherever there is a need (location open)

 Our mission is to restore dignity to survivors of exploitation, trauma, and abuse by taking marks of hurt and turning them into depictions and stories of HOPE and HEALING.

We have built a strong community of trusted artists and removal specialists from all areas of the US

We provide survivors (minors included) who have have gang symbols, sex trafficking brandings, self-harm scars, domestic violence scars (or tattoos) and have them removed by a certified removal specialist OR give them an opportunity to have it replaced by a cover-up  that symbolizes freedom, beauty, and redemption in a safe environment with reputable artists and specialists who go through an approval process.


*Disclaimer for MINORS*
Laws regarding minors vary from each state regarding tattoo cover-ups
Tattoo removals are available for minors with parental/guardian consent in any state.
List of Hotlines for  support- If you are ever in danger please call 911
Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888
Mental Health/Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Self Harm Support Line: 1-800-273-TALK
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233


-We are not looking to compete with or duplicate other organizations across the country in the efforts to help survivors obtain freedom from physicals marks left from trauma and abuse. We believe that not just one organization or person can do it all, that it takes partnerships/ joint efforts and the heart for change to impact survivors and we hope to do our part to fill that wherever needed.

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