116 000 is the number to call, text or email for advice, support and options if you, or someone you love, goes missing or runs away - it’s free, 24 hour and confidential. We provide around the clock emotional support for the duration of a disappearance.
- Call 116 000 (or +44 208 3924545 if calling from outside the UK)
- Text 116 000 (You can text us even if you have no credit left on your mobile phone.)
- Write to us at Freepost Missing People. This is the only address you need and you do not need a stamp.
Please note we can only publicise those missing in UK/British nationals missing overseas
Our caring and highly trained staff and volunteers will discuss your options and try to get you the support you need. If you’re worried about the safety of a missing person, we would encourage you to contact the police as a first point of call.
We have access to the Language Line interpretation service to facilitate contact with non-English speakers.
Our How we can help you pages contain plenty of help and advice.