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On & Off the Streets

Crashing on a friend's couch or in the back seat of a car? Trying to find a way out of a bad living situation? Gotten into a jam and need some help? One of these resources could give you what you need. Looking to read some fiction on the same topic? Check out the Runaway booklist.

  • Children of the Night
    This nonprofit organization is dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 and 17 who are forced to prostitute on the streets for food to eat and a place to sleep.
  • Covenant House
    Covenant House International is the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas providing shelter and other services to homeless, runaway and throwaway youth.
  • FamilyLinks
    A local organization that provides services from mental health treatment to emergency shelter.
  • National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness
    Educates, engages and trains students to meet basic human needs.
  • Roaddawgz
    Empowers homeless teens to succeed beyond what they believe possible.
  • Runaway Teens.org
    Educates teenagers about the risks they face in today's world.
  • Stand Up for Kids
    Every day, Stand Up for Kids helps homeless kids and teens across America. They'll help you to, if you ask.
  • Three Rivers Youth
    Nowhere to go? This local organization can help.