If you are in a crisis, contact the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) at 1-800-RUNAWAY or 1800RUNAWAY.org.
NRS’ missing is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
Established in 1971, NRS serves as the federally-designated national communication system for homeless and runaway youth. NRS, with the support of more than 150 volunteers, handles an average of 100,000 calls annually—more than 3 million calls since the organization’s inception. Through hotline and online services, NRS provides crisis intervention, referrals to local resources, and education and prevention services to youth, families and community members throughout the country 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Over 14,000 youth have been reunited with their families through the NRS Home Free program done in collaboration with Greyhound Lines, Inc. NRS’ crisis hotline is 1-800-RUNAWAY. For more information, visit 1800RUNAWAY.org.