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
News & Events
- Visit FFMPU on Facebook
A Professional Development Session for mental health professionals
"Understanding Ambiguous Loss"
Friday 5 December from 11.30am - 1.30pm at Corrimal Community Centre. Talk to the FFMPU team to reserve your place.
- The eNews September edition 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.
Queanbeyan support group meeting
1 - 2.30pm, Friday, 7 November 2014
Please contact FFMPU on
1800 227 772