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Councilman Michael Nowakowski Visits Central Station to Profile “Safe Place” Program to Help Teens in CrisisCouncilman Michael Nowakowski Visits Central Station to Profile “Safe Place” Program to Help Teens in Crisis<div class="ExternalClass9B9EAA60EA394903ADDDCB7B19D0B9AC"><div>In his latest segment of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is on the road in District 7 at Central Station to profile “Safe Place,” a national youth outreach program to provide immediate help and safety for teens ages 12-17 who are in crisis. The program is managed in Phoenix by Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development in partnership with Valley Metro. Teens can go to any Safe Place location, including all 35 Light Rail stations and all 900 Valley Metro and city of Phoenix buses, and immediately get in contact with a crisis responder. Then they are transported to a Tumbleweed location where they have access to shelter, counseling and family reunification services.</div><div><br></div><div>The segment is viewable online at: <a href="https://youtu.be/SEJnL_Zk0Yg">https://youtu.be/SEJnL_Zk0Yg</a> and will air on PHXTV on Cox Cable Channel 11 Ch. 8005 on Century Link Prism for the next several weeks.</div><div><br></div><div>Viewers can get more information on the District 7 Council Office online at <a href="/district7">phoenix.gov/district7</a> and can reach the office by calling 602-262-7492 or by e-mailing council.district.7@phoenix.gov. More council shows are viewable on the city’s YouTube channel accessible from the city website at phoenix.gov.</div></div>1/20/2017 10:00:00 PMDavid Urbinato602-495-5405