Being a teen is tough. With all the stress and problems out there, it is great to know there are places like CCYS where someone will take the time to listen to you and understand what you are going through.

You can contact CCYS at any time, day or night, by calling 850-576-6000.

Have you run away from home? Got a friend who needs help? Contact us and we can be there to provide a safe place.
If you are in crisis, look for the yellow Safe Place logo . You'll see it all over town. It's a sign of help and a sign you can trust.
As a National Safe Place partner, CCYS also takes part in the TXT 4 HELP program. Text the word "SAFE" and your current location (street, city, state) to 69866 and you will be directed to the nearest Safe Place location. For more information, visit or call (888) 290-7233 to reach the National Safe Place Office.

National Runaway Switchboard
Florida Network of Youth and Family Services
211 Big Bend
OASIS Center for Girls