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  • I'm 15 and I'm homeless. Can I go to cps?

    I have never really lived with my mom, just a couple years ago I almost went to cps because she wasn't doing so well. I ended up going with a family member, but that didn't turn out so great. I had to move to a different state with my dad, but my dad is in jail so I was living with my aunt. My aunt got into some trouble and she took off and moved to a whole other state. So she basically abandon me. I got in contact with my mom and we were talking and she was planning on getting me, but since I've never lived with her we don't have a good relationship. She told me she wants nothing to do with me and now I have no where to go. Can I be able to go to cps? Or what can I do? Because now I'm completely homeless.

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    Re: I'm 15 and I'm homeless. Can I go to cps?

    Hi there,

    Thank you for writing on our forum here at the National Runaway Safeline (NRS). It sounds like you have been through a lot over the past few years. We are sorry to hear that you are in what seems to be a scary and difficult place. You mentioned being homeless and wondering if you can go to CPS. We can help you get in touch with the proper agencies and find you a place to stay. We can locate a youth shelter in your area as well as connect you with a crisis worker through CPS. If you felt comfortable enough to call on your own, you can call Child Help USA at 1-800-422-4453. Please consider calling our free, 24/7 crisis line at 1-800-786-2929 so that we may help advocate for you and find you a safe place to go to.

    We hope to hear from you soon.

    Be safe and take care,

    NRS
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      I'm 15 and I'm homeless I don't have anywhere to sleep and nothing to eat

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        Hey there,

        Thanks so much for reaching out and sharing a little bit about what’s been going on, we know that it takes a lot of courage. It sounds like you are in a really scary situation and we care a lot about your safety. If you’d like to go over what’s going on in depth, or if you’d like to explore local options that you may have available to you, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-RUNAWAY. immYou can also chat us by clicking on the “CHAT” button on top of our homepage. We’re open 24/7 and here to listen and support you in any way we can.

        We'd love to hear from you about your experience using our crisis forum. Your feedback plays an important role in helping us improve our services to support youth and families. Please click the link below to fill out our survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/we_care_what_you_think

        Stay safe,
        NRS
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