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National Runaway Safeline

24-hour confidential hotline for youth in crisis.

Services Offered

Homeless Youth • Crisis Intervention • Crisis Hotline


The National Runaway Safeline 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help. If an individual is not ready to call, they can post to the forum, send an email, or start a live chat. It’s anonymous, confidential, and free.

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Spanish translation is available. Hotline staff will conference call a Spanish speaking person to translate between the client and English speaking staff.


  • This service is free


  • Teens accepted

How to Apply

For crisis services, please call 1-800-786-2929 for assistance.