National Runaway Safeline
3080 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60657 Get Directions
(800) 786-2929

National Runaway Safeline

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Program Information
Program Also Called: 
Home Free Progam, National Runaway Switchboard
Program Phone: 
(800) 786-2929
Program Description: 

Operates a hotline for runaway-homeless youth and their families providing crisis intervention, information and referral, message delivery and conferencing services. Administers Greyhound's Home Free transportation program for runaway youth between the ages of 12 and 20 to return to their families. Conference calls before reunification. As do follow-up calls to ensure the youth's arrival home. Community-based referrals to support the reunification are encouraged. Accepts volunteers who are at least 16 years of age. 24 hotline volunteers must reside near the Chicago area. Other duties may include data entry, web research and other administrative tasks, or serve on NRS Board of Directors' committees. Volunteers residing outside the Chicago area are welcome to distribute our promotional materials nationwide as a part of our outreach efforts.

Program Email: 
Additional Information: 
Administration: 1-773-880-9860. TTY (Phone for Deaf): 1-800-621-0394. Hotline volunteers: 1-773-880-9860. TEXT: 66008
Program Physical Address: 
3080 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Program Postal Address: 
3080 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Program Type: 
Private Non-Profit
English. Access to the Language Line.
Youth 20 and under and their families.
Age Group
Organization Information
National Runaway Safeline
Organization Phone: 
(800) 786-2929
Service Location
Programs Available
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