Missing Child

Runaway Child

Parental or Family Abduction

Child Concealment

Stranger Abduction

International Parental or Family Abduction

Parental Kidnapping

Children who have been enticed away from home

Child missing due to unknown reason

Children enticed/abducted into or involved in a cult

Abused Children

Exploited Children

Juvenile Human Trafficking

Juvenile Prostitution

Juvenile Narcotics Ring

Adult Missing Persons (Some restrictions apply)

Missing Person Resources


Checklist: What You Should Do When Your Child Is First Missing

Why Hire a Private Investigator?


The following is a list of helpful resources available to the families of missing persons.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
NCMEC's 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.

Association of Missing and Exploited Children Organizations (AMECO)
As international association of nonprofit organizations, AMECO nurtures credible, ethical and effective nonprofit member organizations and provides a collective voice on issues related to missing and exploited children and their families. AMECO is dedicated to serving the cause of missing and exploited children, their families, and the community at large.

Federal Bureau of Investigation – Kidnappings and Missing Persons

Project Jason
An organization that seeks to bring hope and assistance to families of the missing by providing resources and support.

Polly Klaas Foundation
A national nonprofit that helps find missing children, prevents children from going missing, and promotes laws like Amber Alert that help keep children safe.

Operation Lookout
The first priority and ultimate objective of the organization is to bring about a positive reunion of children with their loved ones.

National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
The first national repository for missing persons and unidentified decedent records. Unidentified decedents are people who have died and whose bodies have not been identified.

The Doe Network
A volunteer organization devoted to assisting Law Enforcement in solving cold cases concerning unexplained disappearances and unidentified victims from North America, Australia and Europe. It is their mission to give the nameless back their names and return the missing to their families.

CUE Center for Missing Persons
CUE provides a variety of services for families suffering a missing person. Some of those services include: posters, printing, search/recovery resources, bulk mailings, law enforcement requests for case aid, personal needs for families of the missing, office workspace to aid the public, individual/group grief counseling and complete case work of missing persons.

Trinity Search and Recovery
A nonprofit group that offers a variety of services, including: volunteer ground searches, aerial searches, water searches, counseling services, media coordination and coordination with law enforcement.

The Laura Recovery Center
The Laura Recovery Center exists to prevent abductions and runaways and to recover missing children by fostering a Triangle of Trust among law enforcement, community and a missing child's family.

Black & Missing Foundation
Black and Missing Foundation, Inc has been established as a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person's families and friends and to educate the minority community on personal safety.

The Center for Hope
The Center for Hope, Inc. is a not for profit organization with the mission of providing resources to educate, assist and support families and friends to cope with the unexplained disappearance of a loved one.

Child Watch of North America
Since 1993 Child Watch of North America has assisted in the rescue of 232 missing children. Child Watch has also provided millions of Id cards and fingerprints all over the United States and the World.