Being a Trusted Adult

Selecting Day-Care and Youth-Serving Organizations:

Between day-care, soccer practices, tutoring sessions, and piano lesson, your child is frequently in the care of many different adults. Here is a guide for parents in selecting day-care and youth-serving organizations:

Parent Help Links

Parents can always use a little help! Below is some Parenting information and support to help you through a tough time…


ParentLink has been serving Missouri families since 1989. The ParentLink Warmline or Kinship Navigator could be especially helpful for parents/caregivers needing information, direction to resources, or even just a sympathetic ear. It is answered by Masters-level professionals.

  • WarmLine (for all families: 1-800-552-8522) and
  • Kinship Navigator Line (for kinship caregiving: 1-833-KIN-4-KID)
  • HOURS OF OPERATION 8am-10pm Monday - Friday; 12pm-5pm Saturdays and Sundays.


National Parent Helpline

Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent.

  • 1-855-427-2736
  • HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 9:00 PM