Locate a Shelter for Runaway Youth
To locate a runaway and homeless youth shelter or center near you, call 800-621-4000 or visit 1800runaway.org. The Family & Youth Services Bureau offer safe places, shelter, and life skills development for run way and homeless youth. Select a program type below to see what is available in your county.
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy is a training school run by the National Guard for at-risk youth or those that have dropped out of school. Cadets live, work, and study on-site for 20 weeks, learning life skills and preparing for the GED. There is no cost to participate or military obligation.