Runaway Resources:

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MISSING PERSONS CLEARINGHOUSE is a central repository for information on missing and unidentified persons in Texas. www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch

NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILDREN is a national resource center for child protection. www.missingkids.com

TEXAS TEEN PAGE is a teen resource information center from the office of the attorney general. www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/teens

PARENT HELP offers telephone-based counseling and mediation to deal with poor relationships between fathers and mothers that damage a child's healthy growth. www.parenthelp-ny.org

DALLAS CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER (DCAC) improves the lives of abused children in Dallas County. www.dcac.org

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE helps send messages to missing Americans abroad. www.travel.state.gov

DALLAS CHALLENGE helps youths stay in school, off drugs/alcohol, and out of the criminal justice system. www.dallaschallenge.org

TEXAS YOUTH RUNAWAY HOTLINE is dedicated to helping youths and families in need of assistance. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/youth_hotline/default.asp hotline

NEXUS RECOVERY is a Dallas nonprofit specialized substance abuse services for females. www.nexusrecovery.org

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE helps keep runaways off the streets. www.1800runaway.org

 LETOT CENTER assist referred youth in becoming productive, law-abiding citizens, while promoting public safety and victim restoration. http://www.dallascounty.org/department/juvenile/letot.php

LETOT GIRL’S CENTER empowers neglected and exploited girls by providing them a safe environment for long-term residential and gender-responsive treatment. http://letotgirlscenter.org

CHILDREN FIRST INC is dedicated to providing for the mental health needs of children, adolescents and adults. www.childrenfirstinc.org

THE POLLY KLAAS FOUNDATION is a national nonprofit dedicated to the recovery of missing children. www.pollyklaas.org

SANTA FE YOUTH SERVICES is a non-profit agency providing services for adolescents [i.e., alcohol and drug use]. www.santafeyouth.org

THE RIGHT STEP offers affordable residential & outpatient treatment for drug & alcohol addiction for adults and adolescents. www.rightstep.com

THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

PHOENIX HOUSE is a nonprofit drug and alcohol rehabilitation organization. www.phoenixhouse.org

TEEN HELP includes information on parenting teenagers, troubled teens, teen issues, treatment programs, and other related topics. www.teenhelp.com

MILLWOOD HOSPITAL offers a comprehensive continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults with psychiatric or substance abuse problems. www.millwoodhospital.com

TIMBERLAWN HOSPITAL offers psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults, adolescents and children. www.timberlawn.com

NATIONAL SAFE PLACE has a network of Safe Place locations — schools, fire stations, libraries, grocery and convenience stores, public transit, YMCAs and other appropriate public buildings – that display the yellow and black diamond-shaped Safe Place sign. www.nationalsafeplace.org

ALL CHILDREN’S HOME [ACH] is a non-profit children and family services agency offering emergency youth shelter for homeless and runaway youth, ages 10-17 years old. www.ACHservices.org

LENA POPE offers counseling services for children, adolescents, adults and families. www.lenapope.org

TARRANT COUNTY JUVENILE SERVICES operates a justice organization that supports victim rights and community safety while fostering productive, responsible behavior for youth and families. www.tarrantcounty.com/eJuvenile