- Provider - National Runaway Safeline

Provider Details

National Runaway Safeline

Mailing Address

3080 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information:

Phone: (773) 880-9860 x217
Fax: (773) 929-5150
TDD: (800) 621-0394
Website: http://www.1800runaway.org/
Email: info@1800runaway.org

Organization Contacts

Larry Bechdol,
Phone: (773) 880-9860 x217
Email: info@1800runaway.org

Maureen Blaha Executive Direct
Phone: (773) 880-9860 x217
Email: info@1800runaway.org

Description:

Runaways are not "bad" kids. They are not running to something, but away from something. They believe their home situations to be so awful that living anywhere else is better; even if this means living on the streeets. Their home situation usually involves many problems, but not one is isolated.



The mission of the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) is to keep America's runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.



Provides crisis intervention, information and referral, message delivery, conferencing services, confidential crisis line and free bus rides home for qualified youth through the home free pgoram sponsored by Greyhound Lines, Inc.



Hotline available 24 hrs/7 days a week.



Eligibility: Youth 21 and under and their families.



Teleinterpreters are utilized.



Contact:

TDD/TTY: (800) 621-0394

Fax: (773) 929-5150

Main: (773) 880-9860

Toll free in county: (800) 786-2929 (800)RUNAWAY



Free: $0.00 Affordable: N All services are free, confidential and available 24 hours



Search Terms:

Crisis Intervention

Information & Referral

Transportation

Service Categories

Health Care/Concerns, Mental Health, Transportation

Geographic Areas Served

  • States AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Other Information

  • Criteria for Services or Eligibility
    Other (See Description)

Sites

This organization has no sites

Organization Products and Services
This organzation has not listed any products or services.

Last Update Date: 07/01/2013

Request to Update Provider Information
Confirm Provider Information