This report is concerned with the issue of young people who run away or are forced to leave their homes. The aims of this report are to estimate the number and characteristics of young people who run away in Leeds and to highlight their experiences.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
1993
Number of pages 
43
Author 
Gwyther Rees
Category 
Research
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Making runaways safer

Our report details some of the good practices in place around the country. This ranges from North Tyneside’s runaways’ support officer whose job is to improve their data collection and analysis of missing children, to the development of a hub by Derby City Council, where different agencies sit together and assess the risks posed to each child who has run away. We are keen to continue working with local authorities to further improve the support young runaways receive.

Date published 
September 2013
Number of pages 
20