THE NATIONAL LEADER IN
CHILDREN’S SAFETY & DEVELOPMENT

HELP IF A CHILD IS MISSING

Immediately Call 911

Your local law enforcement should be your first call and your first line of help. Once reported to law enforcement immediate actions can be taken including local response, Amber Alert and other emergency resources that can assist you and law enforcement.

Organizations for Help

The National Center Missing & Exploited Children

The Polly Klass Foundation

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.

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.

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

The Cyber TIP HOTLINE : Toll free hotline: 1-800-843-5678

Educational Resources

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.

Family Abduction
Step-by-step information for parents who have experienced a family abduction.

What About Me? – A siblings account (pdf)
A guide for the sisters and brothers of an abducted child.

Parental Guidelines in Case Your Child Might Someday be the Victim of Sexual Exploitation.
Key steps families can take to help children begin the healing process.