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National Center for Missing Youth

Human Services

National Center for Missing Youth

Operation Lookout

Immediate 24-hour assistance for missing child reports and sightings.


Provides immediate, 24-hour assistance for missing child emergencies and sightings. Conducts active investigations, coordinates searches, creates missing child posters, acts as a victim advocate and liaison with law enforcement, and provides emotional support. A registration form to report a missing child is available by mail or from the Web site. The form must be notarized (unless reporting a stranger abduction).


Public Transit:

Not necessary for service.
6320 Evergreen Way, Suite 201, Everett, WA 98203 47.940216 -122.218459 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Interpreter





Children and youth age 17 or under and their parents or legal custodians


Child must be age 17 or under at time of disappearance. Searcher must be a parent or custodian. Must be registered prior to public photo display. Registration is free of charge and can be emailed, faxed or mailed

How to Apply:

Apply by phone, website or in writing. Registration required.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Worldwide