There is always a Safe Place case manager available to talk or to help, 24/7. Please do not hesitate if you feel you are in danger.
Call 1-800-536-4588 or TEXT “SAFE” and current location to 4HELP (44357) to access a Children’s Cabinet Case Manager and a safe place.
Are you a young person who feels threatened at home, school, or your community?
You can call 1-800-536-4588 or TEXT “SAFE” and your current location to 4HELP (44357) for assistance. You can also walk into many local businesses, public entities, and churches that act as “Safe Places” where a staff member will contact The Children’s Cabinet Safe Place for assistance. The full list is below. We will assess your immediate situation for safety and if necessary, we can provide temporary shelter. You and your family can also receive counseling and case management services at no cost to help alleviate any issues you are facing.
You can call Safe Place for any of the following reasons:
Safe Place Locations Include:
Safe Place Site by Zip Code:
Safe Place started in 2003 and the mission is to provide Washoe County children/youth with a safety net to deal with a dangerous or threatening situation you are not prepared to deal with on your own. We assess your immediate need to determine what services we can provide such as free individual or family counseling, rental/housing assistance, utility assistance, access to our food pantry, and provide support in looking into other resources you may need.