Runaway youth


Runaway youth

A runaway is a minor who has left the home of his or her parent or legal guardian without permission or has been thrown out by his or her parent. Many runaways end up becoming homeless.Fact|please give a reliable source for this assertion.| ()|date=September 2008

See also

*Street children
*Fugitive slave
*Homelessness

External links

* [http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/ Family and Youth Services Bureau]
* [http://ncfy.acf.hhs.gov/ National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth]


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