These are Missing Children Resources.
Please also see: Parental Abduction Resources
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Homeless and Runaway Youth Health and Health Needs: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Journal of Adolescent Health: 1992;13:717-726
Legislation of Interpol Member States on Missing Children
Links to all Interpol member countries' legislation regarding missing children.
Kidnapped Baby Learns True Identity at Age 22
The Associated Press, March 9, 2001
Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
Comprehensive study from the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, June 2000. [PDF]
Man Who Held Girl Captive for Decade Given 14 Years
Mainichi Daily News, January 22, 2002
Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children
Report from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, April 2000.
State Missing Children Clearinghouses
Listing by state of govermental agencies dealing with missing children.
A Tale of Two Kidnappings
CBS News, June 20, 2002
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide
Information from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Why Are They Still Missing?
Series of articles by The Hartford Courant, April 15, 2001.
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Association of Missing and Exploited Children's Organizations
PO Box 130
Bronxville, NY 10708
Phone: (914) 667-7599
Toll-free: 1-877-AMECO-20 (263-2620)
Organization of member agencies in the U.S. and Canada dedicated to serve the cause of missing and exploited children, their families and the community.
Child Find (CANADA)
212 2211 McPhillips Street
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.
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.
310 Pensdale St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19128
Support network for families with missing children.
Vanished Children's Alliance
991 W. Hedding Street, Suite 101
San Jose, California 95126
Phone: (408) 296-1113
Non-profit corporation providing nationwide and overseas assistance to families in all categories of missing children: non-family (stranger) abductions, family abductions, and runaways.
Youth Crisis Hotline
Services for runaway and homeless youth, crisis counseling, referrals to food, shelter, and travel assistance.
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