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Runaway, Missing and Exploited Children

Baltimore County Resources

In case of an emergency, call 911.

Baltimore County Police Department, non-emergency
Phone: 410-887-2222

Baltimore County State's Attorney Office
Phone: 410-887-6600

Children In Need of Supervision Program
Baltimore County Counseling Team
Phone: 410-887-5823
Email Counseling Team Director John Worden at

Connections: Children, Youth and Family Resources Directory lists organizations that work with children, youth and their families on issues including runaway children.

Police Athletic League monitors and assesses the needs of youth throughout Baltimore County and provides opportunities for them to interact with police officers in a positive setting that offers an outlet for social and athletic programs.

Resources Outside Baltimore County


Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County, Incorporated
Phone: 410-285-4357
Hotline: Call 410-828-6390.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
Hotline: Call 1-800-422-0009.

National Runaway Safeline
Hotline: Call 1-800-786-2929.

United Way of Central Maryland
Hotline: Dial 211 or call 1-800-492-0618.

Online Resources

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Escape School Abduction Prevention Tips

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Violent Crimes Against Children Program

Revised July 18, 2016         


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