Who Can Help?
As of January 1, 2009 the Wayne County Dept. of Aging and Youth is providing services to runaway youth. A runaway youth is defined as a youth between the ages of 12 – 17 that refuses to stay at home for a variety of reasons. Services that are provided include: case management, family mediation, resource referral information, educational support and advocacy. If you are a runaway or you are a person who would like to help a runaway please call 1-800-216-5693 for assistance.
For further information about the Wayne County Runaway Program please contact
Kathy McGonigal, Deputy Director for Youth at 946-5624.
TOLL FREE- 1-800-216-5693
After Business Hours, Weekends & Holidays call toll free 1-866-343-8808
- Runaway Brochure
- HOMELESS PROGRAM
Wayne County Pre-Trial Services provides short-term crisis management to assist youth in obtaining shelter, food, and clothing; crisis intervention; counseling; substance abuse prevention; and independent living skills. A homeless youth is defined as a person under the age of twenty-one who is in need of services and is without a stable and appropriate shelter where supervision and care are available.
- 203 West Miller St., 2nd Floor
- Newark, NY 14513
- TOLL FREE – 888-231-9650