Runaways / Homeless

Running away often seems like the best way to resolve a problem, but usually it only creates new ones. If you’ve left home or are thinking about leaving, contact the following agencies for safe, temporary shelter or to relay messages between you and your parents. Are you homeless? These organizations can also help you.

Children's Square U.S.A.

Serves runaway, homeless, or child -in crisis- that are ages 10-17 in Iowa. Emergency shelter available. Free. Confidential.

 

Address North 6th St. & Avenue E
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone (171) 232-2370
Hours 1-712-322-3700/24 hrs.
Website
childrenssquare.org

Youth Emergency Services (YES) (Founded 1974) 

Serving homeless and at-risk youth (ages 12-21) in the Omaha/Council Bluffs Area. We offer a wide range of programs and services to meet the needs of youth in crisis.  We help young people and their families by providing programs, information and resources to assist in their journey. 

 

Administrative office:

2679 Farnam St, Suite 205

Omaha, NE 68131
Phone (402) 345-5187
Email
 info@yesomaha.org
Website www.yesomaha.org

 

YES - Emergency Shelter

Short-term (up to 3 weeks) residential care for 16-20 year old teens in crisis. 24 hr. crisis line. No fee

 

402-345-5187 – All calls routed through this main line 
402-578-SAFE (7233) (24 hours)

 

Email info@yesomaha.org

Website www.yesomaha.org

 

 

YES – Maternity Home

18-month program for pregnant and parenting teens ages 16-21. Provides case management support, life skills training, supervised housing, pregnancy and parenting support.
 

402-345-5187 – All calls routed through this main line

 

Email info@yesomaha.org

Website www.yesomaha.org

 

 

YES – Transitional Living Program

18 month program for youth ages 16-21 working towards becoming independent and self-sufficient. Provides case management support, life skills training, and additional support services.

 

402-345-5187 – All calls routed through this main line

 

Email info@yesomaha.org
Website www.yesomaha.org

 

 

YES-Street Outreach Center

Serving homeless and at-risk youth (ages 12-21) in the Omaha/Council Bluffs Area. Confidential help and basic resources for homeless or near homeless youth. Provides meals, pantry, clothing, shower facility, laundry, hygiene items, diapers. Immediate crisis intervention. Case management support. Job Readiness Program. No fee.
 

402-345-5187 – All calls routed through this main line

402-578-SAFE (7233) (24 hrs)

 

Address 2602 Harney St
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone (402) 345-5187
Hours Afternoon hours Monday through Friday
Email
 info@yesomaha.org
Website www.yesomaha.org

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