Safe Place & Street Outreach

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.

Through July 5, youth can register for a free Youth Alcohol-Use Prevention Class called PowerLines!

Available to ages 12-18, register for this Zoom course by contacting Joanna Ramos at 775-378-6717 or jramos@childrenscabinet.org. 

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: 

  • Family issues, conflict with parents
  • Thoughts of running away
  • Homelessness
  • Foster care transitions
  • Alcohol and drug addiction
  • Depression or thoughts of suicide
  • Bullying
  • Violence, sex trafficking, and other exploitation
  • Any unsafe situation

Safe Place Locations Include:

  • McDonald’s restaurants throughout northern Nevada and nearby California
  • RTC Washoe County (120 buses and vans and more than 1,100 bus stops)

Safe Place Site by Zip Code:

  • Hawthorne Family Resource Center, 21 E St., Hawthorne, NV 89415
  • Sparks United Methodist Church, 1231 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89431
  • Fly High Trampoline Park, 10 Greg St, Sparks, 89431
  • Sun Valley Teen and Family Resource Center, 115 W. 6th Ave., Sun Valley, NV 89433
  • Wild Island Coconut Bowl, 1855 E Lincoln Way, Sparks, 89434
  • Reno First United Methodist Church, 209 W. First Street, Reno, 89501
  • Campo Restaurant, 50 N. Sierra Street, Reno, 89501
  • The Children’s Cabinet main office, 1090 S. Rock Boulevard, Reno, 89502
  • Eddy House, 888 Willow Street, Reno, 89502
  • Reno-Tahoe International Airport, 2001 E. Plumb Lane, Reno, 89502
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, 3905 Neil Rd, Reno, NV 89502
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows Donald L. Carano Youth & Teen Facility, 1090 Bresson Ave, Reno, NV 89502
  • Project Solution Community Complex, 1090 Bresson Avenue, Reno, 89502
  • City of Reno Neil Road Recreation Center, 3925 Neil Road, Reno, 89502
  • Central Reno Family Resource Center, 1950 Villanova, Reno, 89502
  • Joe Mitchell Community Center Boys and Girls Club, 325 Patrician Way, Lemmon Valley, NV, 89506
  • The Children’s Cabinet Wilbur D. May Youth Center, 777 Sinclair St., Reno, 89509
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, 1270 Foster Dr, Reno, NV 89509
  • EZ Air Indoor Trampoline Park, 895 E Patriot Dr., 89511
  • The Boys and Girls Clubs of Truckee Meadows Donald W. Reynolds Youth & Teen Facility, 2680 E 9th St, Reno, NV 89512
  • Northeast Reno Family Resource Center, 2750 Elementary Dr., Reno, 89512
  • Roller Kingdom, 515 E 7th St, Reno, NV 89512
  • Fun Quest inside the Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E. Second Street, Reno, 89595

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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. 

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