Resources for Caregivers

Darkness to Light's How to Be a Safe Adult

Free Training
Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Training crucial training for all adults to understand reporting and investigation of child abuse and neglect.

Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children evidence-informed prevention training to help adults prevent, recognize, & react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Darkness to Light’s “Protecting Children During a Crisis” is designed to help caregivers and advocates create child protective strategies.

Monique Burr Foundation provides several trainings on the following: Preventing Human Tracking, Real World Safety- Protecting Youth Online and Off, and other topics to help adults protect children.
1-800-4A-CHILD (422-4453)  

1-866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444) or Text “LIGHT” to 741741 

For all Families: 1-800-552-8522  
Kinship Navigator Line for kinship caregiving: 1-833-KIN-4-KID


If you are unable to speak safely, you can log onto  or text LOVEIS to 22522

1-800-985-5990 or Text: “TalkWithUs” to 66746

Government and Public Health Resources
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services find the public health response to the COVID-19 virus in Missouri. 

Local public health agencies are leading efforts in responding to and preventing the further spread of COVID-19