Team Hope

TeamHope Team HopeThe mission of Team HOPE is to assist families with missing, exploited and recovered children by offering peer support including empowerment, emotional support and coping skills from a trained volunteer who has had or still has a missing or exploited child. We enhance the already-proven skills of our volunteers and provide them with the tools they need to assist families with missing, recovered and exploited children.

Team HOPE trained volunteers are required to be:

  • Helpful to families in crisis with a missing child handle the day-to-day issues of coping and searching for their child.
  • Helpful in providing peer support, emotional support, compassion, coping tools, empowerment and resources to families with missing, recovered and exploited children.
  • Helpful in instilling courage, determination, and hope in parents and other family members.
  • Helpful in alleviating the isolation so often resulting from fear and frustration.
  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Fair and not discriminatory.
  • Respectful of others’ privacy.