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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 Communities and Justice.

Services provided by FFMPU include:

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 633 063

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News & Events

Visit FFMPU on Facebook 

FFMPU has temporarily postponed family support group meetings in line with precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please Contact us for ongoing support, counselling and information and view our Facebook page for updates  

Support Groups

We're planning online support groups for 2021 and would love to hear from you if you might be interested in joining us.
Read more about our 
support group meetings.
Please like our page or Contact us to receive notification of support groups. 

Recent Publications 

What to expect from the FFMPU counselling service (PDF, 100Kb)

A mother's story - Lost and not found (PDF, 76 Kb)