TXT 4 HELP is a nationwide, 24-hour text-for-support service for teens in crisis.

If a young person needs immediate help, they can depend on any location with the Safe Place sign. Arnette House is the local Safe Place agency. Now there is TXT 4 HELP. Youth can text the word SAFE and their location (address/city/state) to 69866 for help.

How it works:
Text the word “safe” and your current location (city/state/zip) to 69866.
Within seconds, you will receive a message with the the closest Safe Place location and contact number for the local youth shelter. You will also have the option to text interactively with a mental health professional for more help. It’s quick, easy, safe and confidential.