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At the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® we believe every child deserves a safe childhood. For 32 years we have been at the forefront of the fight to keep children safer from abduction and sexual exploitation. We provide the resources needed to help protect children and prevent these devastating crimes committed against children.

About Us virtual tour

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children opened in 1984 to serve as the nation's clearinghouse on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children.

Regional Offices bike race

NCMEC has regional offices in Florida, California, Texas and New York that partner with their communities to provide child safety programs and case management services.

Join Our Team NCMEC interns

NCMEC is looking for talented professionals with a passion for our mission and a dedication to being the best team member they can be in every niche of our organization.

Leadership NCMEC Leadership

The leadership of NCMEC is committed to help missing and sexually exploited children, their families and the professionals who serve them.

Our Partners 5K race at Honeywell

NCMEC relies on the in-kind and financial support of corporate partners as we provide services and support to families, law enforcement and others.

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