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Missing Persons and Missing Children

Organizations dedicated to the protection and recovery of missing, abused and exploited children

Everyday in the United States, 3,000 children are reported missing. With your help, these children can finally come home. Please take a moment to look through the pictures above and then visit for more information.

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Your support is appreciated, with all the battles that America deals with, this is a fight that must be won and with your support it will be. If you would like to make a financial or other type of contribution to the NCMEC, please Donate Now to NCMEC. Click here to find out about giving opportunities

If you have any information regarding missing children please contact The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST

  • The CyberTipline handles leads from individuals reporting the sexual exploitation of children.
If you know about a child who is in immediate risk or danger, call your local police. If you have any information on a missing child, call 1-800-THE-LOST.
  • A.L.I.E. Foundation - is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting children from abduction and assisting law enforcement agencies in locating missing or lost persons. The mission is accomplished by: educating parents and children about the dangers of abduction and the precautions that should be taken to lessen the dangers, providing bloodhound dogs to law enforcement agencies to aid in searches for missing and lost persons including children and senior citizens.
  • Childquest-a non-profit corporation dedicated to the protection and recovery of missing, abused and exploited children.
  • Children Missing Organization - a non-profit endeavor made possible through the efforts of caring volunteers and the assistance of law enforcement agencies across the United States and Canada.
  • The Heidi Search Center- will assist families, communities, and law enforcement agencies throughout the United States in locating and recovering missing children. In addition, we will provide parents with the information and tools needed to effectively protect and safeguard their children from child predators. The center will also teach children the lures commonly used by abductors.
  • North America Missing Children Association Inc. - purpose is to help locate missing, lost or abducted children and adults. We work with policing agencies by passing on important information that will assist in locating missing individuals.
  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) - provides State Resources a State-by-State lists of contacts, including Juvenile Justice Specialists, State Advisory Groups, Missing Children Clearinghouses, and Departments of Juvenile Justice, Education, and Sheriff's Associations. Allows you to search by State or type of contact.
  • Polly Klaas Foundation - goals are 1. Education, technical assistance and support for individuals and the public to prevent crimes against children. 2. Assistance in the recovery of missing children. 3. Support for legislative and regulatory protection for children
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When a child goes missing the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children? is ready to assist families and law enforcement agencies 24 hours a day. Each case brings its own set of unique challenges, and NCMEC is prepared to help meet those challenges.
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