AMECO is an organization of member organizations in the United States and Canada who provide services to families with missing and exploited children.The Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation
The foundation acts as a liaison between law enforcement, the victim's family and the media to bring swift attention to an abduction by offering a substantial reward for information in a timely manner. The family must be in financial need of the Foundation's assistance, and law enforcement must want the Foundation's help and believe it can make a significant difference in the case.The LAURA RECOVERY CENTER
The LAURA RECOVERY CENTER exists to prevent abductions and runaways and to recover missing children by fostering a Triangle of Trust among law enforcement, community and a missing child's family.Missing Child State Clearinghouses
Each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, and the Netherlands, provides resources for missing children, their families, and the professionals who serve them. These resources are referred to as missing-child clearinghouses.National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is a private, non-profit organization established in the United States in 1984 under United States government mandate. Largely funded by The US Justice Department, the NCMEC acts as clearinghouse of information and as a contact point to parents, children, law enforcement agencies, schools, and communities providing assistance to help locate missing children and to raise public awareness about ways to help prevent child abduction, child sexual abuse and child pornography. The Congressional mandate leading to establishment of the Center was advocated by John Walsh, Noreen Gosch and others as a result of frustration stemming from the lack of resources and coordination between law enforcement and other government agencies. Crisis Line: 1-800-THE LOSTNational Runaway Switchboard
National Runaway Switchboard is to help keep America’s runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help you now. It’s anonymous, confidential and free. Runaway Hotline: 1-800-RUNAWAYWhen Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide was written as a labor of love and a vision of hope by parents who have experienced firsthand the trauma of a missing child. It has been updated to provide parents the most current information available and provides helpful insights into what families should do—and what they can expect—when a child is missing. Above all, it offers encouragement and support at a time when they are needed most.