You can use this map to find the Safe Place nearest you:
Are you in a city that doesn’t have Safe Place?
If you are in a city that does not have a Safe Place Program and you need assistance, use TXT 4 HELP by texting the word SAFE and your current location (address/city/state) to 68966. Or, you can contact the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) . This is a national toll-free hotline that serves runaway, homeless or other youth in crisis and their families. The NRS is accessible 24 hours a day. Services include:
- Crisis intervention
- Referrals to community based shelters, agencies and support services
- Conference calls between youth and their families or youth and resource agencies
- Transportation authorization for runaway youth returning home through Greyhound’s HOME FREE program
If you need immediate assistance, call the National Runaway Switchboard at 1-800-RUNAWAY or visit 1800runaway.org.
If you would like to find out how to start Safe Place agencies in your community, contact the National Safe Place office 1-502-635-3660.