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Youth & Teens

Central Hotlines for Shelters

Families and Single Adults: (888) 4-SHELTR or (888) 474-3587
Domestic Violence: (614) 224-4663

Huckleberry House Crisis Program

Provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention to youth and teens. Runaway youth can go to a designated Safe Place site for immediate assistance and support, at any 24-hour Kroger store, White Castle or local fire station. Teens must be willing to work on family problems. Support is free and confidential. They also provide a wide range of counseling services to address issues such as abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, behavior problems and more.
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553
Counseling Program: (614) 294-8097

Huckleberry House Transitional Living Program

Assists youth ages 17 to 21 with independent living skills, mental health support and securing living arrangements. Teens meet with counselors for free and confidential support.
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 298-4139

OSU Star House

A Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth. Provides free and confidential assistance 24 hours a day to homeless youth ages 14 to 24. Offers help with food, laundry, internet services, telephone calls, showers, linkages to community resources, counseling and other emergency services.
1220 Corrugate Way, Columbus, Ohio 43201
OSU College of Education & Human Ecology
(888) 824-5752 or (614) 826-5868