Help Me 4+

Daniel Morcombe Foundation Inc

Designed for iPad

    • 3.8 • 22 Ratings
    • Free



Introducing the Daniel Morcombe Foundation 'Help Me' App. A great way to not only help keep kids safe, but assist people of all ages, from 7 to 97, covering all kinds of personal emergency situations!

The 'Help Me' button sounds a warning and allows you to can send off an SMS text to two (2) nominated 'safety' numbers, as part of your Trusted Safety Network. Included in the text are GPS co-ordinates from where the text was sent, so the sender can be located or a last known place of contact is indicated.

Mobile phone numbers for your ‘safety’ numbers are easily obtained from your Contacts with a simple manual check and upload of the numbers. These numbers form part of your Trusted Safety Network and can be simply changed at any time by going to the Settings menu item and updating your desired numbers. This is particularly helpful when people are not in your immediate area, there are shared parental responsibilities or someone could be away on holidays for a period of time.

Like this the easy-to-use Notes page that allows you to simply record important details that can be stored for later recall should you require. Just tap the screen, enter the information, make sure to tap ‘save’ and all the details will be stored in your DMF App. To recall saved information, just click on the Notes icon at the top right hand side of the screen and it will list the history details including time and date recorded.

Includes Helpful Numbers commonly required for assistance. Just tap the screen and you can be easily connected to the number.

RESOURCES - This App also provides a range of helpful resources and assistance that is designed to educate kids and parents on how to keep safe plus keep them up to date on the latest news! It offers safety and assistance for children and reassurance for parents and adults.

Children and youth, elderly & seniors, shift workers, recreational enthusiasts, pregnant mums, people with medical conditions, holidaymakers, school camps,
Backpackers and more!

What’s New

Version 2.1.1

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Fixed an issue selecting contacts on some phone versions

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings


Great idea but has shortcomings.

This is a great idea but has some shortcomings.
1. The spell checker should be removed from the vehicle registration field in notes. I typed in GUH and it was corrected to HUH. This could be fatal to a search for an abductor. It doesn’t correct when you are in the field, only once you have moved to another field.
2. The GPS coordinates in my test message were a 3 minute walk from where the phone actually is. Where someone is being held hostage in a fixed location a police cordon could still help find the person, hopefully before some harm comes to them. However, if they were in a moving vehicle to be so far off would be more a problem.

jessica ¨̮ ,

Unable to open app

This was a great app, but tech support for this app has waned—I can’t open it after downloading now. Apple has a safety feature (I believe you have to switch it on) where if you rapidly click the power button five times the phone will show a countdown and then call emergency services. After the call has ended you have an option to send a message to your emergency contacts your location. The compass app from Apple shows your coordinates, but I don’t know if it’s available without connection. Also there’s no car thing but it’s better than nothing

Hawksboy321 ,

GPS location is inaccurate

Good app in theory but the GPS location in the text is not very accurate

App Privacy

The developer, Daniel Morcombe Foundation Inc, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

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