Staircase Youth Services
Cause for teen runaway stems from many sources including sexual or physical abuse, drug or alcohol abuse, divorce, unplanned pregnancy, family illness and family communication breakdowns are associated problems. Early warning signs of a runaway is school truancy, poor grades, and generally a noticeable withdraw from friends and social events.
Staircase Youth Services takes referrals from youth, friends, family members, teachers, police, clergy, agency personnel or anyone with a genuine concern for an at-risk youth.
By early intervention, the staff at Staircase can help youth and their parents prevent the trauma that a crisis or runaway situation creates.
Personal problems can be prevented from becoming legal or possibly life threatening problems.