The National Runaway Safeline has access to nearly 10,000 resources throughout the country, including support groups, counseling and drug treatment centers and housing. These are some resources that may be useful to parents or guardians in crisis. If you cannot find the resources you are looking for here, call 1-800-RUNAWAY and we can search our extensive database for help in your area.

Resources for Parents and Guardians

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth: Information for Parents and Community Members


Center for Improvement of Child Care

Circle of Parents

National Parent Teacher Association

Parents for Megan’s Law

OffenderWatch Initiative (OWI)

Parents and Guardians of Missing Teens

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


Operation Lookout

Polly Klaas Foundation