The Heidi Search Center serves as a resource for families and communities by providing educational programs, referrals, advocacy, and assistance to law enforcement in search efforts for missing children and adults in San Antonio, Texas and beyond.

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Missing People

Did You Know?


20% of youth run away 

twice before reaching 18 years of age.

33% are lured into sex trafficking

48 hours from leaving home.

In 2015, The Heidi Search Center Took on 85 Cases.

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    71.15% Were runaway cases.

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    We Have a 98% resolution rate.

    • 94% of our cases are found alive.
    • 4% of our cases are found deceased.
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    From Tragedy, Rises Hope

    Heidi Search Center was established in August, 1990, following the abduction of 11-year-old Heidi Lynn Seeman. She disappeared from her Northeast San Antonio neighborhood on August 4, while walking home from a friend’s house.

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    “Just want to express my feelings of gratitude thank you for all the help that you gave us when we needed it; this is a organization you are doing a fantastic job of helping kids that are lost hopefully me and my family can help in something or volunteer and whatever would be needed to help the cause.”

    Fernando Cortinas - Ponyboy Shield Of Christ Motorcycle Ministry Road Captain

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    How Can YOU Help

    All donations are Tax Deductible!


    Volunteers provide critical assistance by spotting and side walking, horse handler, horse care & barn chores.

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    Investigative School

    No job can be more rewarding than being part of a team that helps to bring hope to the families of missing loved ones.

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    Wish List

    Looking to donate office equipment or other objects to us? Check out our list of things we could use.

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    Corporate Event Invitation

    Are you hosting an event? Invite us to your event so that we can share our cause with your guests.

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    Gift Shop

    Give a gift and get a gift back! Donate to our organization and get a token of our appreciation!

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    General Donations

    Donate funds to us directly and we will put the gift to work where it is needed the most.

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