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National Runaway Safeline


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About National Runaway Safeline

Confidential, 24/7 crisis intervention for runaway and homeless youth and their families via phone, chat, email, and bulletin board. Referrals, conference calling with a parent upon youth's request, conflict mediation, and information hotline. In partnership with Greyhound Lines, Inc., NRS helps reunite qualified runaway youth ages 12-21 with their families, or alternate living arrangement through a free bus ticket home. Youth must call 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) to start the Home Free process.

Where is National Runaway Safeline available?

Available in United States

Who does National Runaway Safeline support?

Lgbtq, parents, and youth

What languages does National Runaway Safeline support?


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