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Runaway Helpline


PO Box 28908
SW14 7ZU


116 000 freephone


020 8878 7752






Service offered ^ back to top

National 24 hour helpline for anyone aged 17 or under who has run away or been forced to leave home or care. Give advice, make referrals to other organisations and can help a child or young person get to a place of safety. Can also pass a message to enable them to get in touch with their family or carers.

Target group

Young people aged 17 or under who have run away or been forced to leave home.

Area served


How to contact ^ back to top

Phone, email or text.

Opening times
Monday24 hours
Tuesday24 hours
Wednesday24 hours
Thursday24 hours
Friday24 hours
Weekends24 hours

Access information ^ back to top

Adapted toilets

Not applicable

Wheelchair access

Not applicable

Further information ^ back to top

Type of organisation

Registered Charity


3 full time and 13 part time staff, 30 volunteers.