Nonprofit Organizations That Assist Families of Missing Children
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
NCMEC was established in 1984 as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization to provide services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children.
Association of Missing and Exploited Childrens Organizations
AMECO is an organization of member organizations in the United States and Canada who provide services to families with missing and exploited children. AMECO member organizations can help you in your search for a missing child. If your child was taken or coerced away by a family member, non-famliy member, adult or juvenile, AMECO member agencies can assist you in recovering your child.
Klaas Kids Foundation
The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994 to give meaning to the death of twelve-year-old kidnap and murder victim Polly Hannah Klaas and to create a legacy in her name that would be protective of children for generations to come.
Morgan Nick Foundation
The Morgan Nick Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that was formed in the tragic aftermath of the abduction of 6-year-old Morgan Nick. Morgan’s mother, Colleen Nick, formed the Morgan Nick Foundation in an effort to recover missing children across the country. MNF also serves as a support team to the many families of missing children.
The National Runaway Switchboard
The National Runaway Switchboard gives help and hope to youth and their families by providing non-judgmental, confidential crisis intervention and local and national referrals through a 24-hour hotline.
The mission of Team H.O.P.E. is to assist 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. We enhance the already-proven skills of our volunteers and provide them with the tools they need to assist families with missing children.
The Tommy Foundation
We at the Tommy Foundation feel that one child missing is one child too many. Through donations, we are helping to bring public 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.