Help if a Child is Missing


Teaching Skills, Instilling Confidence Best Ways to Prevent Child Abduction
Parents and pediatricians could be doing more to prevent child abductions, says a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Daniel Broughton, M.D., a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic and former director of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children agrees.

When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide
Published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, this guide was written by parents and family members who have experienced the disappearance of a child.




  • Team Hope
    Assists families with missing children by offering counsel, resources, empowerment and emotional support from a trained volunteer, who has had or still has a missing child.
    Toll free hotline: 1-800-843-5678
  • The National Center for Missing Adults (NCMA)
    Serves as a national repository of information accessible to the general public, advocacy groups, and law enforcement, medical examiners and coroners

Last updated: September 27, 2016, 11:41:18 PM