When there has been a loss of contact over time with a family member however they are not a missing person by definition, the following search agencies may be able to help in locating them.
Operates a worldwide search network for family members that have lost contact with relatives. Also provides a service (NSW Only) for people separated by government intervention.
Conducts worldwide searches through the International Red Cross/Crescent Movement in approximately 177 countries. The Red Cross can help resolve the problem of people unaccounted for as a result of armed conflict or internal violence.
Link-Up organisations provide a range of services to members of the Stolen Generations, their families, and foster and adoptive families. These include:
- researching family and personal records
- emotional support when accessing family and personal records
- finding family members
- assistance and support at family reunions
- support and counseling before, during and after family reunion.
Helps trace family members separated by adoption or other legal intervention, international child abduction and voluntary or forced migration.