Family Development - A Caregiver's Guide

Family Resources - Toll Free Help Lines by Topic

Services for Missing and Exploited Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Provides assistance to parents, children, law enforcement, schools, and the community in recovering missing children and raising public awareness about ways to help prevent child abduction, molestation, and sexual exploitation. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additional information is also available online at
1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)

Child Find of America Hotline
Locates missing children through active investigation, prevents child abduction through education, and resolves incidents of parental abduction through mediation. Available 9:00am to5:00pm, Monday through Friday; voicemail during evenings and weekends. Additional information is also available online at
1-800-I-AM-LOST (1-800-426-5678)

CAPSS Hotline
The CAPSS toll-free helpline connects families impacted by child custody crisis, parental abduction and denied visitation to a wide array of services including prevention action, conflict resolution and mediation, co-parenting planning, legal advocacy, comprehensive case management, educational resources and more. On-staff professional mediators have extensive experience in divorce, custodial and family mediation on a national and international level.
1-800-A-WAY-OUT (1-800-292-9688)
Parent Help Line: 1-800-716-3468

FDLE Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse
Tel: 888-FL-MISSING (1-888-356-4774)