Runaway/Homeless Youth Helplines

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    Taxonomy Code: RP-1500.1400-700

    Programs that provide immediate assistance for children and youth who have run away from or have been pushed out of their homes or who are acting out and at risk of abuse. Included may be steps to ensure the youth's safety, information regarding the youth's rights and alternatives, and referrals for shelter, medical care, ongoing counseling or group support and other related services. Also included are programs that maintain a message relay system which allows runaways to contact their parents or other concerned individuals and receive messages from them. Helpline staff are generally available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    HOMELESS RESOURCESEducates the public about services available to the homeless of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Provides a hotline for housing referrals, supplies school backpacks and conducts a one day summer camp for homeless children. Provides coordinated applications to HUD for homeless funding and coordinates services to the homeless from more than 60 nonprofit organizations.SuffolkHOMELESS RESOURCESLONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
    NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINEProvides 24 hour crisis intervention and referrals for youth-at-risk through telephone switchboards, as well as advocacy and educational services. Assists with conference calls and message delivery to parents of runaways, and to shelters and other agencies to confirm appropriate and available services.NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINENATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE
    RUNAWAY HOTLINEOffers 24 hour, 7 day a week counseling, crisis intervention, and referrals for youth in Nassau County who have run away, are thinking about running away, or have no home to return to. All services are free and confidential. Referrals to emergency shelters as well as advocacy.NassauRUNAWAY HOTLINELONG ISLAND CRISIS CENTER

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