Resources for Young People and Parents:
2790 Broadway, Suite 9, New York, New York 10025
A nonprofit organization which has a hotline for information and complaints about specific companies which hire traveling sales crews. Parent Watch will also help young people return home should they be stranded by a sales crew.
Traveler's Aid Society.
Travelers Aid is a national network which provides shelter and transportation to people who are stranded.
National Runaway Switchboard
Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from home.
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teacher looking for information to pass along to your students about youth homelessness or the reality of life on the streets.
Our 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help you now. It’s anonymous, confidential and free. 1-800-RUNAWAY.
Our services are provided in part through funding from Family and Youth Services Bureau in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.