National Runaway Safeline
Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away in a year.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from home.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teacher looking for information to pass along to your students about youth homelessness or the reality of life on the streets.
Our 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help you now. If you're not ready to call, you can post to our bulletin board, send an email, or start a live chat. It’s anonymous, confidential and free.
Our services are provided in part through funding from Family and Youth Services Bureau in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.