Mission: To join efforts with all concerned, seeking closure of tragedies; as we remain in search of the missing.
CUE Center for Missing Persons
Founded September 22, 1994
One of 11 children, Monica Caison grew up in Florida where her teen years were marked by a rebellious streak. At the age of 22, she even garnered a felony conviction for unknowingly passing stolen checks that a friend had given her.
That life-changing lapse in judgment and the events that followed instilled in Mrs. Caison a desire to turn her life around and become a productive member of the community.
Because Mrs. Caison had been exposed to the families of missing persons at least three times before she was 25, she decided to focus her attention on their plight, and she became a tireless advocate for missing people and their loved ones.
In 1994, Mrs. Caison founded the non-profit CUE Center for Missing Persons, which is focused on finding the missing, advocating for their causes, and supporting their families.
Offering a wide range of free services, CUE has since helped more than 9,000 families in what is often the most confusing and desperate times of their lives. In addition to providing services for the missing and their families, CUE offers college internships and youth mentoring programs.
CUE is entirely donation funded and staffed by volunteers, including Mrs. Caison, who takes no salary from the organization.
What was simply a dream, name and purpose, is now a nationally-recognized center that answers hundreds of calls for help each year.
The CUE Center hopes to make a difference for everyone concerned with missing persons. Our belief is that we have.
- Search and Recovery, Victim Support, Investigative, Awareness Resources
- Canvassing – foot, vehicle, neighborhood /door to door
- Teams- K9, air, water (boat & divers), horseback, 4- wheelers, ATV, GPR, ground pounders, command IC, mapping control, current technology instruments
- Case goal/efforts with guidance for families of the missing.
- Support from local and national sisterhood organizations
- Act as a liaison for families, media, agencies and law enforcement
- Financial aid/most cases
- Community and public awareness programs for missing victims
- Provide a variety of guest speakers and topics
- Finger printing/ photo ID programs /DNA technology
- Poster/ flyer distribution, to include internet distribution nationally
- Bill board (resources)
- Reward resources
- Safety/prevention workshops
- Organizing private and public meetings for case effort
- Utilize all areas of case resources and identifying case needs
- Provide spokesperson / advocate for missing person case
- Campaign force effort in locating the missing
- Counseling resources – group, individual, grief, trauma
- Food, shelter, fuel provided for search teams and families of the missing
- Full complete investigative casework of missing person
- Support group and victim resources; homicide, abuse, rape and mental illness
- Bulk mailings project for missing persons
- Twenty four hour public TIP number to be provided for cases of the missing
Education and Awareness