child welfare agencies missouri

Missouri Child Welfare Agencies

The Missouri Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Missouri

Missouri Dept of Social Services
Missouri Department of Social Services
221 West High Street
P.O. Box 1527 
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1527

Telephone: (573) 751-4815
Fax: (573) 751-3203
Text Telephone: 1-800-735-2966
TDD Voice Access: 1-800-735-2466

Child Welfare Agencies in Missouri

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Missouri child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Missouri Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Missouri Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Missouri WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Missouri Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Missouri Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Missouri Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.