Is your child missing? Please contact 9-1-1 immediately and then Get Help Now.
Does your law enforcement agency need to issue an Amber Alert in the Greater Houston Region? Please contact (832) 269-2553 or call (713) 599-0235 for 24/7 support and activation assistance.
We have gathered helpful resources and documents for searching families of a child.
If your child is missing, request Texas Center for the Missing support services
by filling out the Get Help Now form.
Find My Child! Search and Safety Documents
Find My Child! Online Resources
Covenant House helps homeless kids escape the streets. Today they are the largest privately funded charity in the Americas providing loving care and vital services to homeless, abandoned, abused, trafficked, and exploited youth. If you believe your child to be a runaway, consider contacting local youth shelters for more information.
Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition
The Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition (HRRC) is a dedicated coalition of Houston-area non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies and law enforcement agencies established in response to the growing recognition and alarm over the prevalence of human trafficking in the Greater Houston Metropolitan region. Victims of human trafficking are subjected to force, fraud, or coercion, for the purpose of sexual exploitation or forced labor. Victims are often young children, teenagers, men and women.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) – If Your Child Is Missing
Steps on how you can act immediately if you believe your child is missing. Established in 1984, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® is the leading nonprofit organization in the U.S. working with law enforcement, families, and the professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children.
National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)
NSOPW is the only U.S. government Website that links public state, territorial, and tribal sex offender registries from one national search site. Parents, employers, and other concerned residents can utilize the Website’s search tool to identify location information on sex offenders residing, working, and attending school not only in their own neighborhoods but in other nearby states and communities. In addition, the Website provides visitors with information about sexual abuse and how to protect themselves and loved ones from potential victimization. Texas residents are encouraged to check both the National Sex Offender Public Website AND the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry.
Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income. Our shelter list consists of over 4,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, residential drug/alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. You can use their database to find local shelters where runaway children or missing family members may be located.
Pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Art. 62.005, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) established this website as the official internet public access to the DPS sex offender registration computerized central database. All information on individual registrants is based on registration information submitted by Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Youth Commission, or various local criminal justice agencies. Texas residents are encouraged to check both the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry AND the National Sex Offender Public Website.