Friend Find Home
Resources for finding lost friends, birth mothers and fathers, adoption databases, searches for alumni, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses, investigative services, missing persons, and other tools for finding people.

Adoption Search

Locate Me Adoption Search
Adoption search professionals.

Net Detective
Net Detective has an extensive database of adoption search tools and organizations that can help you with your search.

Adoptee Searchers Handbook
A Canadian resource site for searchers, with many US links and chapters for searchers in Great Britain, Eire, Australia and New Zealand.

International Soundex Reunion Registry
A system for matching persons who desire contact with their next of kin-by-birth.

Michelle McColm's Adoption Pages
If you're an adoptee, birth parent, adoptive parent or family member you'll laugh, cry, learn and leave these pages with a better understanding of closed adoption.

Volunteer Search Network
Worldwide group of Volunteers who have come together to offer our services to people touched by adoption who need search help.

Adoption Registration Coalition
Volunteer coalition of people who have been touched by adoption. Dedicated to promoting the use of the International Soundex Reunion Registry (ISRR) for reconnecting lost or dislocated relatives around the world.

Find Me Adoption Registry
Free adoption registry.

Lost and Found Adoption Registry
Registree for adoptees and birth parents.

SOAR Safe Online Adoption Registries
Listing of numerous adoption registries.

Bastard Nation
Advocates for the civil and human rights of adult citizens who were adopted as children. Millions of North Americans are prohibited by law from accessing personal records that pertain to their historical, genetic and legal identities. Campaigns for the restoration of their right to access their records.

Family Search  

Everton's Genealogical Helper
Magazine dedicated to helping you find your lost relatives, cousins, etc. Published since 1947 and with a readership of nearly 200,000 per issue.

Genealogical Helper Magazine
Magazine that helps family members reseacher their family tree.

Genealogy Detective
Excellent software tool to help you trace your family roots. Experience the satisfaction of building your own personal family tree, easier, faster, and better with Genealogy Detective. Discover databases that are so rare and valuable they alone are worth more than the cost of the program.



Alumni Net
A database of people throughout the world categorized by country, state, city, high school or college.

American Alumni Directory
Database of high schools and colleges. Like most of these databases, names are limited to those who take the time to add their own names to the lists.

Missing Persons

Australia National Missing Persons Unit
Determined to bring the plight of Australians missing at home and abroad to the attention of the national and international community.

Center for Missing and Exploited Women
The Center For Missing & Exploited Women, (CMEW), is a clearinghouse for all cases involving crimes against women. It is our intent for this site to be used as a tool for law enforcement agencies actively working on cases involving abductions, homicides, or unidentified remains of female victims.

Missing Children Canada
Missing Children's Network of Canada is a non-profit humanitarian organization based in Montréal, Québec, Canada whose mission is to assist in the international search for missing children and to educate the public in order to prevent more children from becoming victims of aggression and exploitation.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children serves as a focal point in providing assistance to parents, children, law enforcement, schools, and the community in recovering missing children and raising public awareness about ways to help prevent child abduction, molestation, and sexual exploitation.

Crime Spider
This is a general search engine/directory of crime and law enforcement sites that includes sites related to missings persons.

Look Up UK
The largest and most popular UK lost friends, relatives, missing Persons website. Post in free forum.

In addition to a wide range of specialized services, TroubleShooters offers a number of services related to missing person searches, whether domestic or international in scope.

E-mail Addresses

Email look up and reverse email look up. Also has white pages. Can "finger" your own email address here.
Look Up UK
Find email address for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

MESA Meta Email Search Agent
Based in Germany, this international email search tool searches in parallel the databases of Yahoo, IAF, Bigfoot, and more.

Search Bug Reverse Email Look Up
Know the e-mail address, find the person behind it.

Smart Pages Reverse Email
Pretty decent database for reverse email searches.

White Pages

Info USA
Look up people, businesses, and more. Also has reverse look up.

Look Up UK
The largest and most popular UK lost friends, relatives, missing Persons website. Post in free forum.

Search Bug People Find
Find people by name.

Yahoo People Search
Popular people search site.

Public Records

Net Detective
Net Detective guides you to the various organizations that do public records searches. Extremely useful, low-cost software.

access to national public record research.

Forums to Find Friends

Best Place to Find People
Another free forum to post the names of lost friends and family.


Search Software

Net Detective
Extremely popular, versatile program that helps you search the Internet with more power than ever before. Money back guarantee. Find people, phone numbers, links to public records all over the country.

Military Buddies

Military City
Search for that long lost someone with one of their three locators: Personnel Locators, Military Registry or Message Boards.


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