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.