Phone: (309) 827-0377

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Emergency numbers:

  • 24-hour shelter hotline, call 2-1-1
  • During normal business hours call 309-827-0377
  • If you’re thinking about harming yourself or running away from home, call 2-1-1
  • If you or someone else is being hurt, call 9-1-1


Call the 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873 or TTY 1-800-358-5117) if you suspect that a child has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by abuse or neglect. If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm, call 9-1-1 first. Your confidential call will make sure the child is safe, and get services to help the family build a safe, loving, and nurturing home.

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If you’re under 18 and need a safe place to go, text the word SAFE and your current location (address/city/state) to 69866.

We’ll text you back the address of the nearest Safe Place site and contact number. Every fire station in Bloomington and Normal plus every city bus is a Safe Place. Just go, say you’re there for Safe Place, and we’ll be there. 

When Problems Happen

Anyone can end up in a crisis situation. Frustration and anger can erupt in violence, or leaving home, or harming yourself or someone else. Lashing out or leaving home doesn’t solve anything. We can help you solve what’s really bothering you. To reach us, call PATH at 2-1-1, or us at 309-827-0377.

When You Need Someone to Talk To

We’ve been working with youth and their parents in McLean County and Livingston County for 50 years, so we know a lot about a lot of different things. We can help individually, with your family, or help you navigate the system. Let us help or quickly connect you to someone who can.
Call us at 309-827-0377.

National Runaway Safeline, 1-800-786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY)

National Suicide Hotline, 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

Need other options? If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, call us and we’ll help you find it. 309-827-0377