Running away from home isn't always planned. It can be a last-minute decision, and you might not be prepared – with no money, warm clothes or any idea about where you might seek help.
Young people might run away because of:
You might feel like there's nowhere else to turn, but running away to live on the streets is never the answer.
If you're having problems with your family, in care, or are being abused or neglected, there's ways you can get support.
If you feel like it's your only option, it can help to talk things through first. There might be options you hadn't thought about.
You will find useful links below.