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"Shine a Light" on the Runaway and Homeless Youth Crisis in November

November 7, 2018

National Runaway Prevention Month, observed in November, brings awareness to the issues faced by hundreds of thousands of runaway and homeless youth. The observance provides several opportunities for organizations, communities, and individuals to get involved. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Family and Youth Services Bureau supports the National Runaway Safeline, which provides a crisis hotline and online services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help youth at risk of running away, those who have run away or are homeless, and their families.

Learn more about what you can do to help.

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