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Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

My mom kicked me out then called me in as a run away. What can I do?
I am sorry to hear that you and your mom are not getting along. I know that can be very painful and confusing.
As far as your question, she is supposed to care for you until you are the [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

What do you do if you get kicked out at age 16 and you go live with someone who’s a friend of the family and your mom tries to report you as a runaway?
First, I am glad you have someone to stay with.
If your mom reports you as a runaway, you will likely be [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

I am 13 and i lived with my grandmother ever since my mom died 10 years ago. I don’t want to live with my grandmom because she is rude and barely cares for herself. My sister does more for me and she is kicking her out. I want to live with my big sister. What [...]

My friend is 14 and is wanting to live at my house. My mom is fine with it but he doesn’t want my mom to call his mom. He wants to live with me because he says his mom and dad are to controlling. What do I do?
You and your friend need to let [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

What happens to a teenager if they have no guardian, or anyone to live with? If they have someone who they trust to take care of them, could they take them in?
Yes, but it has to be legal. The person will need to make an inquiry with the child protective services agency in your area. [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

My mom beat me up and kicked me out. It’s 12:29AM and I’m outside right now in the cold. Is there someone I can call for help to have somewhere to stay for the night that isn’t the police? I really don’t want to end up in foster care because I know I’ll still get [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

If my friend gets kicked out and I bring her home, do my parents get in trouble?
Technically they could be in trouble depending on what state and county you live in. Most likely, her parents will be in trouble for kicking your friend out, as all states require that a teen is taken care of [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

I’m 17 & I have a 4 month old baby. I’m having constant arguments with my family. I don’t get along with anyone & my mom keeps telling me she wants me gone by today. I can’t go with my family. Her father doesn’t care about her. I was wondering if there is any where?

There [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

Hi my mother and I haven’t been getting along since I was 10. I am now a 16 year old teen. She isn’t a parent to me at all she is trying to put me out in June of this year (2014) and I don’t know where to go. Can you help?
I am sorry you [...]

A friend of mine (Age 16) wants to run away and he has the means to get here through public transportation. He lives in New York, and I live in
Virginia. My parents are alright with him coming to stay, as long as there aren’t any legal issues. I understand he isn’t of age to legally [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

What to do if you get kicked out of the house?
If you get kicked out of the house, know you have rights. First, your parents are legally responsible to care for you until you are 18. They cannot legally kick you out. If you want to go home, you have every right to do so. [...]

Hi. I’m 16 years old and my dad told me to get out his house ‘cause he doesn’t like me and so I did. Now they want me back, but I don’t wanna go back. I do have a job and my boyfriend’s mommy say I can stay with them. Do I have to go [...]