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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Hotline with information, resources, and support for abducted children and their families.

Services Offered

Hotline • Family Support • Victim Services • Information And Referral • Child Safety


The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides services, resources, and training to child victims of abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them. Services include victim and family support,law enforcement training, informational resources, and programs to help recover missing children and combat sexual exploitation of children.

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



  • This service is free

How to Apply

See the web site to learn what to do if your child is missing, search for a missing child, find resources for victims and families, or access informational and preventive resources.

Call 800-THE-LOST(800-843-5678) if you think you have seen a missing child, if you believe your child is missing, or for additional resources or support.