Tips for Parents
Points of Contact
[ tips for parents ]
Below is a list of tips for parents if your child is missing:
Immediately contact your local law enforcement agency. There is no waiting period to file a report on children under 18.
Provide the most recent color photograph of the child, along with other methods to identify your child. This may include fingerprints, hair sample, blood type and physical description, including a description of the clothes the child was wearing.
Report the child missing to the toll-free hotline of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678 and the Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse in the Attorney General's Office at 1-800-325-5604.