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Families and Friends of Missing Persons Unit  (FFMPU)

FFMPU is unique in Australia.  It is the only unit that provides counselling and support from trained professionals to families and friends of missing people. FFMPU is part of the NSW Department of Justice.

Services provided by FFMPU include:

  • Free and confidential counselling, information and referrals for families and friends affected by the loss of a missing person
  • Support groups meetings & events to help bring families together
  • Help understanding missing persons' issues, agencies and search options
  • A Facebook page and other missing persons' publications
  • Policy development
  • Research into missing persons' issues
  • Clinical support and information for service providers
  • Liaison with agencies across the missing persons' sector

FFMPU does not search for people. We work collaboratively with search agencies to support those left behind. If you need assistance searching for someone, please contact one of the listed search agencies.

Contact & About Us

Phone: 1800 227 772

Contact us & About us

News & Events

Visit FFMPU on Facebook 

The FFMPU 10th annual Family Forum will be held on Saturday 7 April 2018

Support Groups

Our next support group meeting will be held in Corrimal on 22 March 2018. Contact us for further information

Recent Publications 

FFMPU Poster (PDF 63 KB) Contact us for A3 poster

Missing People: A guide for family members and service providers (PDF 1.3Mb)

Conversations and Connections: Support group meetings for the families of missing people (PDF, 600Kb)