State of Missouri

  • State of Missouri Website
  • Lieutenant Governor
    Joe Maxwell

    State Capitol Building
    Room 121
    Jefferson City, MO 65101
    Fax: 573-751-9422

  • Caregiver Background Screening Service

    Governor Carnahan created this service through an executive order to assist Missouri citizens in making more informed healthcare and daycare choices for family members. This webpage provides general information and links about the various services available to the public to check the backgrounds of caregivers that serve children, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

    The State of Missouri, through various departments, offers several services that may provide background information on caregivers, including:

    At website, these are all links: State criminal background checks, conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol;
    Child abuse/neglect records, maintained by the Division of Family Services;
    Family Foster Care Licensing records, maintained by the Division of Family Services;
    The Employee Disqualification List, maintained by the Division of Aging;
    The Disqualified Registry, maintained by the Department of Mental Health;
    Child Day Care licensing records, maintained by the Department of Health.

  • Missouri Department of Social Services Division of Family Services
  • -- Missouri Revised Statutes

  • -- Family Care Safety Registry Missouri's Family Care Safety Registry was established by law to protect children and the elderly in this state and to promote family and community safety by providing background information on potential careg registry's toll-free telephone line to request background information on registered child-care and elder-care workers or to request licensure status information on licensed child-care and elder-care providers. This service is intended to provide informati on to help employers and families make informed decisions when hiring employees to work with children or the elderly or when placing individuals in a child-care or elder-care setting.

  • -- Statutory Authority,
    this will take you to the Sections 210.900 to 210.936, RSMo, Missouri Revised Statutes,
    Chapter 210 - Child Protection and Reformation

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