I am a young person...

Or am concerned about a young person.

If you've run away, been forced to leave home, are thinking about it or are worried about someone, Runaway Helpline is here for you. We'll listen and offer support. Not judge or tell you what to do. It's your call. 

Want to talk?

We are free, confidential and available 24/7.

Call or text 116 000

Email 116000@missingpeople.org.uk.   

You can text us even if you have no credit left on your mobile phone.

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Confidentiality policy

Missing People is a confidential service and we cannot trace your calls. Find out what 'confidential' means.


  • Away from home or care?
  • Caught up in a gang or going country?
  • Are you a family member or carer worried about your loved one being involved with a gang?

We will listen and offer you support. Not judge you or tell you what to do. It's your call.
SafeCall is confidential. 9am - 5pm. 
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