Support Services for Young People

Help for Young People in Trouble (in the U.S.)

Covenant House 		1-800-999-9999 (24hours) "The Nine Line"

Girls and Boys Town	1-800-448-3000 (24hours)
                  TTY:  1-800-448-1833 (24hours)

Both Covenant House and Girls and Boys Town maintain residences in several cities where they provide housing and councelling for young people who need help. Both also have outreach programs for those living on the streets. (Boys Town changed its name to Girls and Boys Town on August 24, 2000.)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Missing Children's Hotline	1-800-843-5678 (24hours)
			tdd:	1-800-826-7653 (24hours)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
 2101 Wilson Boulevard
 Suite 550
 Arlington, VA 22201-3052
				1-703-235-3900 (Eastern Business Hours)
			fax:	1-703-235-4067

CompuServe's Missing Children Forum is sponsored by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and managed by the CompuServe Graphics Forums.

A Web mirror of that forum is here.

Larry W. Wood   Graphics Forums Administrator
David Shaver  Operations Manager
Matt Drury  Master Sysop

The Heidi Search Center

2402 Pat Booker Rd.
Universal City, TX 78148
Phone numbers: 

   (210) 659-0338
   (800) 880-3463

FAX: (210) 659-0339


See Organizations recognized by the NCMEC for more information.

Other resources

Last Updated:
Wednesday, January 15, 1997 (eldis)
Thursday, January 23, 1997 (;cdf)
Friday, February 7, 1997 (nycn)
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 (some links corrected)

The author of this Web page has no affiliation with any of the organizations mentioned above.

This Web page is maintained by Selden Ball at Wilson Lab.
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