*SEE BOTTOM FOR INFO ON FAMILY DNA COLLECTIONS
NATIONAL MISSING RESOURCES:
Contact NamUS :
National Missing and Unidentified Persons System
IMPORTANT AGENCIES TO CONTACT – MISSING CHILDREN:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Hotline: 800.THE.LOST / 800.843.5678
OTHER MISSING RESOURCES
Shellee Hale, CEO, Victims Advocate NAMUS, Victimologist
227 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 80
Bellevue WA 98004
Camandago, Inc. specializes in profiling missing person cases and intelligence gathering and deciphering that will include collection of all material including psychic’s to provide law enforcement and search and rescue teams with a place to start. The founder Shellee Hale has been advocating for victims for over 40 years and is one of the most accomplished and successful missing person locator. Camandago, Inc. partners with most of the top search teams in the United States and has successfully collaborated with Law Enforcement on hundreds of missing person cases.
Cynthia Caron, President-Founder
Nobody wants to find a missing loved one more than you – the family. We not only work to find your missing loved one, but we do it hand in hand with you. You are never alone in your search.
Many families are seeking assistance to gain public awareness of their missing family member. Unfortunately, the media industry is ever-changing and may only provide coverage for a limited time before they move on to other cases. At LostNMissing, Inc., our
core cultural value is to continue to bring awareness to the public of those missing and support law enforcement and families in all ways possible with media, internet, and public awareness.
We utilize all possible avenues, approved by the family, in order to help bring a missing loved one home. Through advocating for the family and hosting numerous community events our services provide the tools necessary for family members to obtain assistance, at no charge, to support and guide them in helping to find their lost or missing loved one. A proactive approach will always be provided to assist with the marketing and media awareness of a missing loved one, regardless of age, race, gender, history or circumstance, upon proof of a filed and accepted missing person police report.
FIND MISSING CHILDREN GROUP:
We are a proven group of dedicated professionals with the experience to find missing children.
Let us help you bring your child home live and safe or help you get some deserved closure in your life.
Our policy is that family members can initialize a case, but once it begins we only talk to the police on a case.
We are a non-profit organization, but we will not accept or solicit donations for our work, because we are volunteers.
Our goals are to bring home as many live missing children as we can or get families out there well deserved closure.
Each of our group members have their own individual references that I see only! It is posted on the bottom of our site that the identity & information about our group members are not available for privacy & safety. You know about safety just as well as we do, but that is how it is in the real world. This is why being discreet for the group’s safety is common sense. What we do is a very dangerous kind of work. Victim information that we seek about any child case is reported, recorded to the police & you can be assured they will have all emails sent to find the missing child safe. We are simply trying to make our special services available to a lot of suffering victim families & law enforcement across the country, even other places. I hope you can understand why we are so covert / discreet in what we do to find missing children.
18 Wheel Angels Program
Truckers Distributing Flyers of Missing Loved
P.O Box 3035
Omaha, NE 68103
SILVER ALERT RESOURCES:
FIRST National Alert & ID system available to police and caregivers free of charge
21 Ocean View Highway
Westerly, RI 02891
HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCES:
Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking (NWCAT)
Serving California, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Alaska, and Montana
P.O. Box 872494
Helping Heroes’ National Vigil for Hope
Helping Families of Missing Loved Ones with Support Services
National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.
The NHTRC is a program of Polaris Project, a non-profit, non-governmental organization.
We are not a government entity, law enforcement or immigration.
Call us: 1-888-3737-888
• To report a tip;
• To connect with anti-trafficking services in your area; or,
• To request training and technical assistance, general information or specific anti-trafficking resources.
Llama la línea gratuita y confidencial: 1-888-3737-888
• Denunciar casos de trata;
• Conectarse con servicios en su localidad;
• Pedir información o recursos en español sobre la trata de personas y la esclavitud moderna.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Hotline: 800.THE.LOST / 800.843.5678
P.O. Box 12054
Washington, DC 20005-2054
Courtney’s House is committed to providing a safe space and loving home environment – in a therapeutic and emotionally healing atmosphere – for domestic sex trafficked girls between the ages of 11 and 17 years. Courtney’s House is dedicated to the mission of ending domestic sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of all children.
Catholic Charities DIGNITY House
24-Hour Intake Line: 602.486.4973
Children of the Night
Los Angeles, CA
Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE)
San Francisco, CA
Intake Line for Youth Services (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm): 415.358.2727
Intake Line for Youth Services (After hours/ Weekends): 415.595.5403
Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking (FCAHT)
Toll Free Number: 888.630.3350
Intake Line: 866.446.5600
Tampa: 727.446.4177 ext 115
Center to End Adolescent Sexual Exploitation (CEASE)
Intake Line: 404.224.4415 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless – Prostitution Alternatives Roundtable Chicago, IL
The Salvation Army Partnership to Rescue Minors from Sexual Exploitation (PROMISE)
Emergency Hotline: 877.606.3158
Kansas City, KA and servicing Missouri
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 816.728.0004
Phone Number: 816.483.7101
You Are Never Alone (YANA)
Massachusetts Home for Little Wonderers
Alternatives for Girls
Crisis Line: 888.AFG.3919
St. Paul, MN
Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)
New York, NY
Crisis Line: 888.897.3232
INTERNATIONAL MISSING RESOURCES:
International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Charles B. Wang International Children’s Building
699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
Phone: (703) 274-3900
Working to provide a coordinated, international response to the problem of missing and exploited children and creation of a global missing children website network.
Child Find (CANADA)
212 2211 McPhillips Street
Interpol Missing Children Search
200, quai Charles de Gaulle
Interpol maintains a data base of missing and abducted children on behalf of the 181 member countries.
Missing Children Society of Canada
Suite 219, 3501 – 23 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6V8
Phone: (403) 291-0705
National Runaway Switchboard
24-hour crisis line, referrals to shelters, food, counseling, travel assistance.
Our Missing Children Registry
c/o National Missing Children Services
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1200 Vanier Parkway
P.O. Box 8885
Phone: (613) 993-1525
Toll Free: 1-877-318-3576
Canada’s National Clearinghouse for missing children. Website available in English and French.
RESCUE ORGANIZATION FOR TRAVELING SALES YOUTH
An excellent Organization that has been fighting against door-to-door abuse of traveling sales crews, as well as rescuing those who may find themselves alone in strange cities is:
2790 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10025
VICTIMS OF CRIME HOTLINES:
National Child Abuse Hotline
15757 N. 78th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
1 (800) 4-A-CHILD
Crisis intervention, information, literature and referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
RAINN Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
635-B Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
1 (800) 656-HOPE
Free Confidential Advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
(Note: This number will connect you to your local rape crisis center.)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
1 (800) 787-3224 (TTY)
Confidential support and assistance for anyone involved in domestic violence.
F.E.D.S Family Enrichment and Development System
“Building Families through Building Fathers”
1280-SW 36th Ave Ste. 205 Pompano Beach, Florida 33069
– toll free -877 – 977 – 7152, 954 -623-5089/90 and fax 954 – 623 – 5091
Mission to have Satellite Systems in Space Track Missing
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FAMILY REFERENCE COLLECTION KITS ARE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE
TESTING OF FRS, DRS, AND UHR SAMPLES IS FREE OF CHARGE
How do Agencies Obtain Sample Collection Kits?
To obtain sample collection kits the agencies will need to contact the office of the Evidence Custodian.
All submissions and returns must be coordinated with the UNTCHI evidence custodian.
All submitted paperwork (included in collection kit) must be complete before processing samples can begin.
Samples can be delivered directly to the laboratory or may be sent via Fed Ex, UPS, or USPS. The submitting agency will incur the cost of shipping of Unidentified Human Remain (UHR) samples. A return air bill must be included so that UHRs can be returned to the submitting agency.
CONTACT UNTCHI – MISSING PERSONS:
Evidence Custodian Office Toll Free Number: 1-800-763-3147
Evidence Custodian Office Local Number: 817-735-0624
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is coordinating with medical examiners’ and coroners’ offices, the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Center for Missing Adults and law enforcement agencies to identify, collect and perform DNA analysis on unidentified remains and reference samples.
For more information, contact the Center for Human Identification at 1-800-763-3147 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center – funded by the National Institute of Justice – developed two standardized collection kits. One kit provides a safe, effective, noninvasive means for obtaining the appropriate family-reference samples. A second kit provides for the collection, transportation and storage of human remains samples. These kits were developed in conjunction with groups such as the FBI Laboratory, the National Association of Medical Examiners, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National Center for Missing Adults.
For more information, contact the Center for Human Identification at 1-800-763-3147 email@example.com.
DNA technology is increasingly vital to ensuring accuracy and fairness in the criminal justice system. DNA can be used to identify criminals with incredible accuracy when biological evidence exists, and DNA can be used to clear suspects, exonerate persons mistakenly accused or convicted of crimes, and solve missing and unidentified persons cases.
To increase the use of DNA technology in the criminal justice system, a five-year initiative worth more than $1 billion was launched on March 11, 2003, to improve the use of DNA in the criminal justice system. The initiative calls for increased funding, training and assistance – to Federal, State, and local forensic labs; to police; to medical professionals; to victim service providers; and to prosecutors, defense lawyers and judges – to ensure that this technology reaches its full potential to solve crimes, protect the innocent and identify missing persons. This initiative – Advancing Justice Through DNA Technology – has the following goals:
Another important goal of the DNA Initiative is to help ensure that DNA forensic technology is used to its full potential to solve cases involving missing and unidentified persons by providing:
Partial List of Missing Child Resources
Give.org:The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (the Alliance) helps donors make informed giving decisions and advances high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public. The Alliance was formed in 2001 through the merger of the National Charities Information Bureau with the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ Foundation (which housed the Philanthropic Advisory Service.) The merger partners offer over a century of combined experience in charity evaluation. The Alliance produces in-depth evaluative reports on national charities based on comprehensive Standards for Charity Accountability and publishes a quarterly magazine, the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide. National charities that meet the standards can apply to participate in the Alliance’s National Charity Seal program.
Charity Navigator works to guide intelligent giving. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing information on over five thousand charities and by evaluating the financial health of each of these charities. They ensure their evaluations are widely used by making them easy to understand and available to the public free of charge. By guiding intelligent giving, they aim to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s most persistent challenges.
GuideStar: GuideStar’s mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
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Disclaimer: The listed Resources are for informational purposes only. No compensation is received from them nor is any endorsement implied.
The Amanda Brown Foundation was formed to educate others about the dangers of child abductions and to provide families with resources, information and comfort during a crisis.
A site by the Department of Justice that provides information on AMBER alerts, Public Service Announcements, a child safety guide, news, and a toolkit for raising awareness about missing children.
AMECO is an organization of member agencies in the United States and Canada who provide services to families with missing and exploited children.
Provides information on missing children, child safety tips, and memorials.
Dennis Bair, a former minor league baseball player has an organization, BairFind. They put on autograph sessions at minor league baseball games in which the players sign team photos for the fans in attendance. There is a picture of a missing child in the upper corner of the team photo, along with that child’s vital information. The idea is that fans – especially kids – actually keep the signed pictures of their favorite players and teams. This leads to prolonged exposure of the missing child’s image, and a greater chance of recovery!
A site dedicated to assisting in the recovery of missing children. A weekly newsletter with children’s pictures is published via email.
Beyond Missing provides law enforcement agencies with a secure, Internet based system to create and distribute missing child flyers to law enforcement, the media, and public and private recipients. There is no cost to agencies for this service and no proprietary hardware or software required.
Maintains a toll free telephone hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive information and inquiries regarding missing children. It relays this information to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.
The Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Fund has been established to provide resources to families without economic means to offer rewards for information to help law enforcement officials locate missing loved ones and to bring violent criminals to justice.
The Center to Prevent Lost Children™ (CLCP) is the leading authority in the collection and dissemination of critical information that prevents kids from getting lost – and that helps find them quickly when it happens. CLCP was founded by Family Safety Expert, Alyssa Dver in 2007. After 4 years of research and working with Boston area communities, Dver realized the tremendous need to make the general public aware and proactive about lost child prevention.
The Charley Project is a website profiling over 4,000 “cold case” missing persons cases mainly from the United states. The website does not actively investigate cases; it is merely a publicity vehicle for cases which are often neglected by the press and forgotten all too soon.
Child abduction prevention tips.
A multilingual site of resources for parents dealing with child abduction.
Online missing children agency.
National not for profit charity that locates missing children through active investigation, prevents child abduction through education, and resolves incidents of parental abduction through mediation.
Fort Lauderdale based nonprofit organization for locating missing children, the disabled and elderly during the first hours of disappearance. The A Child Is Missing alert program is called on by law enforcement agencies throughout the nation seeking assistance in locating missing children.
Seeks to address the problem of missing and exploited children. Missing children cases, safety tips for children and their parents, and hotline.
The Child Safety Team, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. They are committed to assisting parents in protecting their children and they work very hard to make all of their resources available at a very low cost. Their goal is to make this information available to all parents.
A free, full service site to assist the families of missing children.
Child Search is a Ministry to families of missing and exploited children. Under certain circumstances the Center also helps families of missing adults.
This site includes cases of missing children, safety and abduction prevention information, recovered children stories, and child I.D. event information.
How to find, search for, and return kidnapped, runaway and missing children. Founded in 1979. Chartered by the State of Ohio.
Newsletter, events, photos of missing children, and other information for parents of missing children.
Community United Effort (CUE) is a non-profit organization that provides service to families who suffer a missing loved one, law enforcement agencies and Search & Rescue of the lost, young and old.
The cyber tipline handles leads from individuals reporting the sexual exploitation of children .
It is an abduction prevention program that empowers children and parents by providing them with ways to recognize, avoid or escape potentially dangerous situations. Designed to be a catalyst for home-based instruction, parents are encouraged to attend the hour-long presentation with their children so they can reinforce the knowledge that leads to smart choices.
The Doe Network is a volunteer organization devoted to assisting Law Enforcement in solving cold cases 9 years and older concerning Unexplained Disappearances and Unidentified Victims from North America, Australia and Europe. It is our mission to give the nameless back their names and return the missing to their families.
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), in collaboration with the Find Madeleine Campaign and with the generous support of YouTube, has created this channel to help reunite missing children with their families.
Ekamtech built these sites as a public service, to contribute to missing adults and children being repatriated with their families and to display the powerful features of mapping technologies.
Missing Adults Map and Missing Kids Map uses the Google Maps API together with information from the National Center for Missing Adults (NCMA) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to display a current map of the origins of missing adults and children in the United States and Canada.
The Families of Missing Loved Ones serves as a model to the community and a resource for law enforcement-providing awareness in the community; support for other families who need assistance with the search for their missing loved one; and education to the public about the issues related to missing persons.
Family Watchdog is a free service that allows you to locate the sex offenders in your area. A map will be shown with additional information available about the offender.
Finder’s Hope, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing Hope to those with a Missing loved one through Direct Support and Services, Advocacy, and Education and Awareness.
As Medical Examiners, we all have cases in our offices in which the decedent remains unidentified. Our belief is that even though a cause and manner of death have been established, these cases are “perpetually pending.” This website was created to provide a central clearinghouse to family, friends or police searching for a missing person.
Information for parents of missing children.
View pictures of missing children and teenagers in the Fraser Valley, BC, Canada.
Gabriel’s Gifts helping families find lost children.
The Jessica Marie Lunsford Foundation has been established to help children in crisis. Our children are our last hope in this world.There is an evil that preys on the innocence of these precious souls and the Jessica Marie Lunsford Foundation is a result of one man’s struggle with this evil which has claimed his daughter’s life. We cannot get rid of this evil…but we can contain it, so that our children can be free.
Compassionate support forum for the parents of missing or abducted children.
A resource for community safety for children. Information, support letters, pamphlets, links.
Provides free child ID kits, child safety information, missing children statistics and legislation, as well as child abduction prevention articles.
A nonprofit foundation that works to assist communities when faced with an abducted child and prevent child abductions.
Support for parents of missing children and links to national resource pages.
The MEC @ BellaOnline.com is a resource for children, parents, and the community to help teach children how to stay safe and find resources to help locate children.
Preventative tips, action to take if your child is abducted, statistics and links.
Listings of and links to articles, agencies, organizations and websites for information and resources concerning missing and runaway children.
This site has to do with one aspect of crime and that is against South Africa’s youth and especially those that easily fall prey to unscrupulous and evil people. This website is the first project undertaken by Real South Africa.co.za aimed at limiting crime; or at least trying to reduce the impact.
Non profit agency operating since 1986 offering investigative services. Experienced in missing, abducted or runaway children.
A site of missing children who do not get much publicity, or are cold cases.
In this video series, Nancy McBride, the National Safety Director for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children answers questions regarding personal child safety on topics ranging from the Internet, School safety, Holiday safety, and information about child identification. The Q&A provides helpful tips and tools for parents and guardians to help keep their children safer.
Works to recover missing children across the United States and serves as a support team to families and a liaison to law enforcement. Includes a tribute to the 6 year old namesake abducted in 1995.
A resource site dedicated to abduction prevention, recovery, and support.
A non profit, non governmental organization in India providing free services to the parents of missing kids. Online resources include searchable database of missing children.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Should law enforcement determine your child is missing, make sure they enter them into NCIC.The purpose for maintaining the NCIC system is to provide a computerized database for ready access by a criminal justice agency making an inquiry and for prompt disclosure of information in the system from other criminal justice agencies about crimes and criminals. This information assists authorized agencies in criminal justice and related law enforcement objectives, such as apprehending fugitives, locating missing persons, locating and returning stolen property, as well as in the protection of the law enforcement officers encountering the individuals described in the system.
Our mission at the National Runaway Switchboard is to help keep America’s runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.
On May 25, 2005, National Missing Children’s Day, the Nebraska Unicameral passed LB111, Jason’s Law, establishing the Missing Person’s Clearinghouse. Jason’s Law was created by the family of Jason Jolkowski, of Omaha. Jason was 19 years old when he disappeared from in front of his Omaha home on June 13, 2001. Jason remains one of the missing. His picture and information appear on the Missing Person’s Clearinghouse. The clearinghouse will serve as a central repository for information on missing persons to include missing children. The information is collected and disseminated to assist law enforcement agencies, public and private organizations and the citizens of Nebraska in locating missing persons.
Information on missing kids in New York state.
The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.
Operation Cyber Tip was founded in 2007 as an online resource to help bring awareness to missing children cases and teach people how they can help too. We will use our site to create a network of email lists and RSS feeds to bring out the infromation on missing child cases to the world by use of the internet. It’s more important now then ever before to help our children and to not let these cases disappear into the back of our minds.
Multifaceted program that includes the RCMP’s Missing Children’s Registry.
A nonprofit organization for families of those lost to the streets. Message boards, flyers, resources and inspirational materials.
Foundation for Prevention of child abduction, and aid in the search.
Will help find missing children and adults for free.
” Our mission as a non profit organization is to create and increase public awareness of missing people through a variety of outreach and educational activities. Project Jason seeks to bring hope and assistance to families of the missing by providing resources and support.”
Project Safekids is a not for profit community service organization dedicated to creating awareness of the dangers that face our children and families daily.
Duracell® and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) have developed the Power of Parents program — a nationwide child safety preparedness program designed to help families protect their children. The program helps to dispel the most common safety myths and remind families of the importance of keeping an up-to-date photo of their child.
The Rachel Alert Network, or RAN, is a charitable organization which helps prevent abductions through awareness education and provides information to friends and families of abducted persons. The Rachel Alert Network sponsors M.U.S.T. women’s self-defense and awareness seminars.
radKIDS, Inc. is committed to providing education that enhances the ability of children, parents, and families to utilize knowledge, skills, and power to protect themselves from violence and harm.
In memory of Sam and Lindsey Porter, the mission is to improving the Amber Alert system, establish financial support for families of missing persons and develop counseling for those dealing with the stress of missing children cases.
Links to resources that provide parents with the tools needed to protect and safeguard their children. Check photographs and files on missing children.
Take Root’s mission is to respond to parental abduction by facilitating healing, providing knowledge, and raising public issue awareness from the perspective of the abducted child. The Take Root Support & Advocates Network was established to enable abducted children to tell their stories while providing a new knowledge-base for the development of Educational Resources for impacted families and the professionals who assist them.
Tamara Brooks sponsors the Tamara Brooks Fund and speaks out on the Amber Alert System to help victims of childhood violence.
The Texas Equusearch Mounted Search and Recovery Team was started in August 2000, with the purpose to provide volunteer horse mounted search and recovery for Lost and Missing persons. Our resources range from horse and rider teams to foot searchers, water (divers, boats) air (planes, helicopters), dog teams (air scent, cadaver and tracking) and 4×4 vehicles. We have also utilized infrared cameras in some of our searches.
We at the Tommy Foundation feel that one child missing is one child too many. Through donations, we are helping to bring public awareness, empowering communities on what to do if a child is missing, and dispensing child safety information. Our mission is to save or protect child victims. We also give victim impact presentations to Law Enforcement trainings.
What happens when a young person goes missing, but is over the age of 18? Many agencies that assist in the search for younger kids won’t get involved.
United Response Search and Rescue Team will provide search and recovery crisis intervention service for missing and abducted children and adults of all ages and backgrounds
Established organization which provides services in the prevention, location, recovery and reunification of missing and abducted children since 1980.