The Families and Friends of Missing Persons Unit (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 funded by the NSW government and is part of the Department of Justice.
Services provided by FFMPU include:
Free and confidential counselling, information and referrals for familes and friends affected by the loss of a missing person
Support groups for adults and young people in various locations
Events to help bring families together
Help understanding missing persons' issues, agencies and search options
Research into missing persons' issues
Clinical support and Information for service providers
Liaison with agencies across the missing persons' sector
More information about our services is available on the About Us page.
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.
For additional information please Contact Us
For assistance please contact the Victims Access Line on (02) 8688 5511 or 1800 633 063 or visit the Victims Services website.
If you are interested in attending one of these events please contact FFMPU on email@example.com or 1800 227 772
News & Events
- Visit FFMPU on Facebook
"Understanding Ambiguous Loss"
Friday 30 January at
Campbelltown Arts Centre.
Please talk to FFMPU
for further details.
- A new information sheet on Children and grief is now available.
- An updated Counselling and support service for families and friends of missing people brochure is now available.
- Missing people: A guide for family members and service providers was launched on 6 August 2014 by The Hon Brad Hazzard MP, Attorney General and Minister for Justice.
The first group meeting for 2015
is on Friday 30 January
at Campbelltown Arts Centre.
Check this space and the FFMPU facebook page, or contact FFMPU on firstname.lastname@example.org
1800 227 772