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 resources and 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.