Awareness

An important mandate of the Missing Children’s Network is to sensitize and educate the public about children’s personal safety. Every year, the organization marks the following occasions:

Safer Internet Day

In February of each year, Safer Internet Day is organized by Insafe to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world.

Missing Children’s Month

In 1986, the Solicitor General of Canada proclaimed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. Over the years, the Missing Children’s Network has adopted the month of May not only to raise awareness about the plight of missing children in Quebec but also to inform parents about what they can do in order to better protect their children both in the real world and on-line.

Runaway Prevention Month

With over 5,000 cases of runaways reported to police, the Missing Children’s Network decreed November to be Runaway Prevention Month. Every year, the organization dedicates this month to raising awareness about the plight of runaway youth in our province and provides families and educators with resources and tools in order to decrease the occurrence of youth running away from home or a group home.

The Missing Children's Network is pleased to inform you that 13-year-old Aly Sotomayor Flores, missing since January 26, 2020 has been found and is doing well. Thank you to all those who shared her poster. ... See MoreSee Less

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At the request of the Sûreté du Québec, the Missing Children’s Network is requesting your collaboration in the search for Fannie Rancourt, 16 years-old last seen January 21, 2020 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. ... See MoreSee Less

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On January 23, 2005, the lives of Françoise Algier and her entire family changed forever. Her 13 year-old daughter, Mélina, was on her way to Roch-Bourbonnais Park in Farnham to participate in the Winter Festival and was planning to later join her mother at the restaurant. Mélina never made her way to the Festival and has never been seen since.

Fifteen years after her disappearance, Melina’s family still clings to the hope that one day she will return home. Thank you for helping us keep hope alive for Mélina and her family.Le 23 janvier 2005, la vie de Françoise Algier et de sa famille a basculé. Sa fille Mélina Martin, alors âgée de 13 ans, devait se rendre au parc Roch-Bourbonnais de Farnham pour participer au Festival d’hiver et la rejoindre au restaurant plus tard en soirée. Mélina ne s’est pas rendue au Festival et n’a jamais été revue depuis.

Quinze ans après sa disparition, la famille de Mélina s’accroche toujours à l’espoir qu’elle reviendra un jour à la maison. Merci de nous aider à garder l’espoir bien vivant pour Mélina et sa famille.
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January 27th will be a wonderful day for our #shine program. Thanks to a special grant, our SHINE educators (sexologists) will be travelling to a remote destination in order to reach a new demographic. We are excited to share details about the coming adventure. Can you guess where SHINE is heading?Le 27 janvier sera une merveilleuse journée pour notre programme #AIMER. Grace à une subvention spéciale, nos éducatrices (sexologues) AIMER se rendront dans une destination éloignée afin de joindre une nouvelle population. Nous sommes ravis de partager les details de la prochaine aventure. Pouvez-vous deviner où se dirige Aimer? ... See MoreSee Less

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Over 50 patrons and supporters of the Network gathered last night to launch the 35th Anniversary celebrations. So many surprises ahead! Stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less

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