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
- FFMPU now has a Facebook page
3-9 August 2014.
A series of events for families and friends of missing people and service providers. Contact FFMPU for more information or visit our Facebook page for updates.
- 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.
- 'In the Loop' - a group for young people living with the loss of a missing person: Talk to the team about support in 2014.