While this guide is focused on the United States, California, and the San Francisco Bay Area, resources in other locations are welcome to be listed. Please send corrections to email@example.com.
IMPORTANT: In the case of a mental health crisis, be sure to request your local Crisis Intervention Team when calling 911.
Guidance and Referrals
Mental Health Services
Find Homeless People – Help finding people who are homeless
Miracles Messages – Help finding people who are homeless
Santa Clara County (San José, etc.)
Home First – Help for people experiencing homelessness, for finding people who are homeless, and homelessness prevention services
If you are local to your missing person, go to your local precinct to open a missing persons case. If you are out of the area, missing persons cases many be opened over the (non-emergency) phone of the police in the area where your loved one was last seen.