Missing Persons (Victim Support) Helpline to Cease
The National Missing Persons Helpline run by Victim Support ceased on March 31st 2005. This was due to funding to Victim Support being withdrawn by the Dept of Justice. We will have to await to see if an alternative may be found.
Having being part of a campaign for the establishment of the missing persons helpline it is is with great sadness that this news is received.
It is not clear what future plans, if any, are being proposed and such decisions will rest with the new Victim Support commission announced on the 8th March by Mr Michael McDowell T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.