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Runaway Liaison:  Charlotte Baccus, 972-237-8751

Runaway Resources:

TEXAS YOUTH HOTLINE - A hotline for youth and families
1-800-210-2278
www.texasyouth.org

TEXAS RUNAWAY HOTLINE          Runaway Seal      
1-888-580-4357
www.texasrunaway.org

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PROMISE HOUSE
Promise House embraces homeless, runaway and at-risk teens, giving them needed support, encouragement and hope to live a better life.
www.promisehouse.org

TARRANT COUNTY JUVENILE SERVICES
http://www.tarrantcounty.com/eJuvenile/site/default.asp

LENA POPE HOME
Committed to creating a future of hope for children and families through an effective continuum of behavioral healthcare services to strengthen families.
www.lenapopehome.org

LETOT CENTER
Co-educational, short-term program established in 1979 through a joint public-private effort by the Dallas County Juvenile Department, Dallas Independent School District and Junior League of Dallas. Letot Center serves as the central service delivery system for runaway youth and their families in Dallas County.
http://www.dallascounty.org/department/juvenile/institutional/detentioncenter/detention_intro.htm

ACH Child and Family Services
A non-profit children and family services agency located in Forth Worth, Texas. ACH Child and Family Services has been serving children and families in the greater Tarrant County area and beyond for nearly a century. ACH’s Emergency Youth Shelter offers homeless and runaway youth, ages 10-17, emergency housing and care while ACH works to reunite them with their families, or find a safe and meaningful alternative living arrangement.
817-335-HOPE (4673) or 888-296-8099
www.ACHservices.org

THE NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD
24 hours a day
All calls are confidential, anonymous, and free of charge
1-800-RUNAWAY
www.1800runaway.org

Are you ready to go home?
If you're a runaway between the ages of 12 and 20 and are returning home voluntarily or just need some confidential advice, Greyhound and the national runaway switchboard can help.

SAFE PLACE
For teens anytime of day or night
www.nationalsafeplace.org

COVENANT HOUSE TEXAS
Founded in Houston in 1983, Covenant House Texas provides emergency shelter, crisis intervention, transitional housing and community-based services to homeless, runaway, throwaway, and at-risk youth under the age of 21.
http://www.covenanthouse.org/ab_loc_texas.html

SANTA FE ADOLESCENT SERVICES (SFAS)
The goal of SFAS's community-based programs is to provide innovative, culturally specific, and individualized intervention services to the youth and families of Tarrant County. Santa Fe Adolescent Services provides a wide range of prevention, intervention, and counseling services. Programs are offered in a variety of settings throughout the county. Services are free of charge and many programs are offered in homes or school settings.
http://www.santafeyouth.org/index.htm

TEST YOUR BRAIN - ABOVE THE INFLUENCE
http://www.abovetheinfluence.com

4PARENTS.GOV
4parents.gov can help you talk to your children about sex and other important topics.
www.4parents.gov

MISSING PERSONS CLEARINGHOUSE
The Missing Persons Clearinghouse was created as a central repository for information on missing and unidentified persons in Texas.
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch/

THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILDREN
The NCMEC is the nation’s resource center for child protection.
http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PublicHomeServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US

DALLAS CHALLENGE
Dallas Challenge offers programs to help youth stay in school, off drugs and alcohol, and out of the criminal justice system.
http://dallaschallenge.org/

TIMBERLAWN MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM
The Timberlawn Mental Health System is a comprehensive and integrated system of psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults, adolescents and children.
http://www.timberlawn.com/

CHILDREN FIRST COUNSELING CENTER
Children First is a nonprofit counseling agency serving Grand Prairie and surrounding areas. The Adolescent Services Program provides psycho-educational groups for youth 12 to 17.
http://www.childrenfirstinc.org/

Last updated: 6/21/2013 12:49:40 PM