Mission

Founded in 1985, the Missing Children’s Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist parents in the search for their missing child, and to educate the public in order to decrease the occurrence of children disappearing.

Our objectives are
  • To support and counsel families whose child has either been abducted by a stranger or family member or whose youth has run away from home;
  • To collaborate with law enforcement and government agencies in order to locate and recover missing children and return them safe and sound to their families;
  • To aid in preventing the abduction, aggression and exploitation of children and youth;

To sensitize and educate the public about children’s personal safety and the prevention of their disappearances.

Network

The Missing Children’s Network works proactively with families, law enforcement, social-service agencies and other community organizations to assist families in crisis. Our Case Managers provide a support network for child victims and their families and offer assistance with reunification, counselling, referrals, support and crisis intervention services.

The Missing Children’s Network is a recognized partner of the National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in addition to being an active member of AMECO (Association of Missing and Exploited Children’s Organizations), an international association of reputable non-profit organizations that serve missing and exploited children, their families and law enforcement.

The organization also works closely with Missingkids.ca in providing case management support to francophone families outside of Quebec.

At the request of the Sûreté du Québec, the Missing Children’s Network is seeking your collaboration in the search for 17 year-old Miguel Thibault, last seen back on February 5th in Amos. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Missing Children's Network is pleased to inform you that 16-year-old Wylliam Lasalle, has been found. Thank you to all of those who shared his picture. ... See MoreSee Less

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One year ago today, we launched SHINE, a program tailored for preteens whose aim is to prevent them from running away and falling victim to sexual exploitation!

The creation and implementation of SHINE was made possible thanks to a substantial grant by an anonymous donor, as well as a generous contribution by the Air Canada Foundation. This initiative has allowed us to visit more than 150 schools and increase the personal safety of over 15,000 youths!

If you would like for your child’s school to participate in this unique and educational program, available in both English and French, to schools all across Quebec, please contact Cynthia Patenaude at 514 843-4333 or c.patenaude@reseauenfantsretour.ong
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On Valentine’s Day back in 2007, Philippe Lajoie (23 years-old) vanished without a trace from the family farm located in Saint-Didace (Lanaudière).

Sadly, twelve years later, his family longs to know what happened to their son.

With your help, we can give the family the gift of closure. Thank you for sharing Philippe’s poster.
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