“What to do if your child goes missing: Practical advice for parents and carers” is a comprehensive booklet that provides practical guidance and support to parents and carers when their child goes missing. The booklet offers useful contact information and outlines the necessary steps to take in such a situation.
The contents of the booklet cover various important aspects, including what to do before contacting the police, guidance on contacting the police and the information they may require, as well as other proactive steps that can be taken to locate a missing child. It also provides information on what to do when the child returns home and explores the reasons why young people may run away.
The booklet not only offers practical advice but also aims to provide reassurance to parents and carers during a distressing and challenging time. It emphasises the importance of seeking further information and support from relevant agencies or organisations specialising in missing children cases.
- Before contacting the police
- Contacting the police
- Other things you can do
- When your child returns home
- Why do young people run away?
- Further information and support