According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children more than 2,000 children go missing a day. Before kids are reported missing, there are many ways that you can help a child in need.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Stay Informed

  • eNews: Sign up for one or more of our email lists to receive information about NCMEC activities.
  • RSS feeds: Subscribe to receive NCMEC missing child alerts in RSS format. We offer a feed for those children featured on our home page and each state and the District of Columbia.
  • Poster Partner Program: Join the Poster Partner Program today and receive alerts via email when the poster of a child missing from your area becomes available on NCMEC’s website.

Report It

  • If you have information about a missing child or suspected child sexual exploitation, report it to law enforcement and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Share It

  • Share photos of missing children and safety tips for children and their families to help recover missing children and prevent sexual exploitation.


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