Missing People’s statement on the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
We are saddened to hear about the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Her lifelong devotion to service and duty is a legacy that will continue to live on in the many millions of charities and volunteers dedicated to supporting communities across the UK and around the world.
On behalf of the charity, our CEO, Jo Youle, sends her condolences to our Royal Patron, HRH The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO, and the wider Royal Family. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
As the longest reigning monarch, we understand that this news will affect people in different ways, especially as we enter a period of mourning across the UK.
Samaritans have been appointed the official emotional support service for members of the public and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days on 116 123. You can also reach out to Cruse Bereavement Support on 0808 808 1677 and speak to expert grief counsellors.
If you have a missing loved one or are thinking of going missing and need support, our Helpline is here for you 7 days a week on 116 000. On Monday 19th September, we will remain open 9 am – 9.30 pm for anyone affected by missing.