homeless and runaway youth resources

US National Runaway Safeline for runaway and homeless youth, teens in crisis, and concerned family/friends: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)

Teen Line for youth in need of support: 800-852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863

If you’re struggling or in crisis and need mental health support with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, or suicide text HOME to 741741 in the US to connect with a Crisis Counselor https://www.crisistextline.org

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline


State-by-State resources https://www.acf.hhs.gov/fysb/map/grantees-family-and-youth-services-bureau