Fleeing or Homeless People
Fleeing or Homeless People» Directory
If you're thinking about running away, talk to someone you trust. If running away still seems like the answer, go to safety. It's much more difficult and dangerous than you think to do it on your own.
A Step Forward
This is a free, voluntary 18-month residential program for homeless youth ages 16 to 20 in Oakland County and beyond. The goal of the program is to help homeless youth develop the skills, confidence, and means to be self-reliant.
Toll Free: 1-866-946-7432
Catholic Charities of Waterford
(248) 666-8870 Fleeing and Suicide
24-hour crisis counseling: 1-800-231-1127
Mental Health Screening: 248-451-2600
Legal Clinic: 248-451-2629
National switchboard for people fleeing
Crisis Line: 1-800-Runaway or 1-800-786-7929 Text: 66008
This confidential information and guidance service for fleeing youth and other homeless youth is open 24 hours a day. Staff will remain on the line to talk to you and put you in touch with local sources of help. If you wish, the PBX staff will send messages to your parents looking for ways to help you with a bus ticket home on the Greyhound Buses.