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Professional Organizations & Networks

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Professional Organizations and Networks

Missing and exploited children’s issues are complex and multifaceted. For this reason, NCMEC works with a wide variety of professional groups and organizations to help further the mission of preventing and reducing child victimization worldwide.

Family Advocacy Outreach Network: The FAON connects victims and families with mental health service providers and other resources within their communities. For professionals seeking more information about the requirements of becoming a network member, learn more here.

The International Child Abduction Attorney Network: As part of a nationwide effort to assist parents, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children ® asks attorneys to volunteer to represent searching-parents of children abducted by a family member. A commitment to handle at least one pro bono case entitles you to membership in the ICAAN. 

Global Missing Children’s Network: More than twenty-five countries participate in the Global Missing Children’s Network; a collaborative venture to help recover missing and abducted children around the world.

Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography: A coalition of 34 financial institutions and internet service companies dedicated to putting an end to commercial child pornography. 

The National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is a unified effort to promote the healthy development of children and youth and end their sexual abuse and exploitation. The Coalition was formed as a means for coordination and collaboration among a wide variety of organizations and individuals committed to prevention. 

Program Participants

NCMEC is proud to recognize businesses and other groups who demonstrate a commitment to protecting children by implementing recommended safety measures and response policies.

Missing Kids Readiness Program Members

Code Adam Program Members


Missing and exploited children’s issues are not unique to any one country. That’s why NCMEC has cultivated relationships with industry leaders, law enforcement agencies and nongovernmental organizations worldwide. NCMEC exchanges information and sound practices with national and international partners to help achieve the mutual goal of preventing and reducing child victimization worldwide.

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