Missing Persons Location Assistance

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    Taxonomy Code: FN-5000

    Programs that handle reports of people who have disappeared, assist people who need to locate an individual who has been reported as missing or with whom contact has been lost and/or help relatives establish that a missing individual has, in fact, died. Also included are programs that take and/or follow up on reports of sightings of people reported as missing.

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    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - International Services/Restoring Family LinksTracing services for people in the community who have been separated from their relatives (citizens of other countries) due to war, civil disturbance, or natural disaster. Also operates Holocaust and War Victims Tracing Information Center. For information about the welfare of U.S. citizens abroad, contact the U.S. Department of State. Message services between prisoners of war and their families.DauphinAmerican Red Cross of Central PennsylvaniaAmerican Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    Child Find of America, Inc.National not-for-profit organization whose mission is to locate missing children through active investigation; prevent child abduction through education; and resolve parental conflicts over child support, custody, access & visitation through mediation. - Location service - Child Abduction Prevention & Support Services - PARENT HELP (Program for dad's and moms parenting apart) All services are risk-free, unimpeded, uninterrupted, convenient, safe and confidential.Child Find of America, Inc.Child Find of America
    Medic Alert & Safe ReturnAlzheimer's Association Medic Alert & Safe Return(R) is a nationwide identification, support and enrollment program that provides assistance when someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If an enrollee is missing, one phone call immediately activates a community support network to help reunite the lost person with his or her caregiver. DauphinAlzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania ChapterAlzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
    MedicAlert + Safe ReturnMedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. The program provides 24-hour, nationwide assistance, no matter when or where the person is reported missing. Enrollment in the MedicAlert + Safe Return program includes: - Individualized emblem engraved with MedicAlert + Safe Return's 24-Hour emergency response number. - Live 24-hour emergency response service for wandering and medical emergencies - 24-hour family notification service during wandering incidents and medical emergencies. - 24-hour relaying of key medical information to emergency responders - 24-hour care consultation services provided by master's level counselors If an individual with Alzheimer's or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost, caregivers can call the emergency response line to report it. A community support network will be activated, including local Association chapters and law enforcement agencies, to help reunite the family member or caregiver with the person who wandered. If a citizen or emergency personnel finds the member, they can call the toll-free number listed on the member's ID jewelry. MedicAlert + Safe Return will notify the member's listed contacts, making sure the person is returned home. 225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago IL (MedicAlert + Safe Return)Alzheimer Association National Office
    Missing & Exploited Children HotlineThis center handles reports of missing children, accepts information of possible sightings, and child exploitation in crime rings, prostitution or pornography, including on-line explicit material. Also publishes pamphlet entitled Child Safety on the Information Highway and offers guidelines to parents about children and on-line systems. Spanish speaking staff available.699 Prince St, Alexandria Township VA (Missing & Exploited Children Hotline)National Center For Missing & Exploited Children
    Missing Persons BureauThis international operation helps facilitate successful reunions between family members who have lost contact with each other. All inquiries begin with Missing Persons Bureau in territory where seeker resides. NJ residents should contact Eastern Territory in West Nyack, NY. There are 3 territories nationwide. Does not do searches relating to legal matters, inheritance or estate searches, persons under 18, or persons missing less than 6 months. 440 W Nyack Rd, West Nyack NY (Missing Persons Bureau)Salvation Army, Eastern Terr., Missing Persons Bureau
    Pennsylvania State Police - Troop J LancasterResponsibilities include: - Investigation of criminal activities - Investigation of vehicle accidents - Promote traffic safety, enforce statutes, eliminate traffic hazards and encourage motorists to practice safe driving techniques. - Assistance in locating missing persons - Community presentations on traffic safety and crime-related subjects - Liquor Control Enforcement Hotline is used to report underage drinking on licensed or unlicensed premises. All reports, anonymous or otherwise, will be investigated. - Sponsors Camp Cadet for Lancaster County youth ages 11 - 13 years. A week long residential summer camp program which gives youth an opportunity to know and learn about law enforcement activities. Additional Telephone Numbers: 877.726.6378: Hotline to report suspected drug trafficking 888.UNDER.21 (863.3721): To anonymously report underage drinking parties or businesses distributing alcohol to minors (Legal drinking age in PA is 21 yrs.) 866.426.9164: 24-hour hotline to complain about or compliment troopers or other state police employees 888.292.1919: To report homeland security or terrorism tips LancasterPennsylvania State Police - Troop J LancasterPennsylvania State Police

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