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  • 16 runaway needing a place to be safe

    Hi I'm in desperate need of a place to stay safe I live in Marion, Illinois and I don't know of any shelters near by please help this is my last option.

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    Thank you for reaching out to us and asking for assistance. It sounds like you are going through a difficult time right now and hopefully we can help you find a safe place to go.

    You mentioned that you are looking for a shelter in Marion and it sounds like you have run out of options. We are sorry to hear that. Can you tell us a little more about what is going on? It may help us find some additional resources or options.

    Unfortunately, there aren’t any resources in Marion but there are a few in surrounding areas. We have included them here but if you would like assistance in calling them, please give us a call here. Also, if you would like to talk about other resources or options, please give us a call as well.

    Gateway Youth Care Foundation: 618-529-1151
    Southern Illinois Regional Social Services: 800-345-9049.

    Here at the National Runaway Safeline, we are a confidential and anonymous hotline for youth in crisis. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our online chat services from 4:30 PM-11:30 PM (CST).

    We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the best of luck!

    Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

    National Runaway Safeline
    [email protected] (Crisis Email)
    1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)

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