What we do

ANAR helplines

If you call us from all over Spain

To access the ANAR missing children page and consult information on all open alerts.


The telephone number for missing children and adolescents

The disappearance of a child or teenager always demands an immediate reaction, which may be decisive in saving their life.

Missing youngsters and their families must receive the psychological, technical and legal support they need at such times.

When is a child held to have disappeared?

  • In the case of runaways.
  • If they are subject to parental abduction.
  • In the case of unaccompanied migrants aged under 18.
  • If they are lost or injured.
  • Victims of criminal abduction.

How ANAR help?

  • Cooperates in reporting the event by immediately contacting the Police and Civil Guard.
  • Provides access to the network connection with all 116000 lines in Europe.
  • Helps to publicise the case and obtain clues for the investigation of criminal acts.
  • Offers legal and social advice.
  • Lends emotional support to families around the clock.

ANAR is part of the National Center for Missing Persons of the Ministry of the Interior.

ANAR helps to publicise cases

Today’s borderless Europe has seen an increase in the number of cases in which missing children move from one country to another.

To access the ANAR missing children page and consult information about all active alerts

I still haven’t recovered my daughter. The last time I saw her was in April when she was taken away by her father. I don’t even know where she is and I haven’t spoken to her in over 3 months. My daughter is only 5 years old…

Parental kidnapping, mother of a 5-year-old child
*All the testimonies presented are real testimonies received on the ANAR Telephone/Chat. Likewise, in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Law, they have been previously anonymized in order to preserve any data that could identify the caller, guaranteeing their anonymity and confidentiality.