Our Mission

To effectively engage families in reducing adverse childhood experiences and to promote optimal development.

Our WarmLine is a call center and is staffed with parenting experts that are available to answer any parenting question you may have!

Call Toll Free at: 1-800-552-8522 / Local (573)-882-7323, Text: 585-FAMILY1 (585-326-4591), OR e-mail your parenting questions to our parenting experts.

Our call center is now available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 12pm-5pm. 

ParentLink is located at 4800 Santana Circle, Columbia, MO 65211.  Click here for a link to a map.


ParentLink contracts with the MO Department of Health and Senior Services to offer the TEL-LINK line, Missouri’s resource for maternal and child health care. This line is open 8-5 Monday through Friday and staff help callers locate maternal and child health re-sources such as WIC, food stamps, Medicaid, and prenatal referrals. TEL-LINK Referral Line:1-800-TEL-LINK (1-800-835-5465)

What are people saying about us?

Check out some quotes from parents, other caregivers, and professionals working with parents who have used ParentLink's services over the past year.

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MU ParentLink is proud to announce that in 2015 we became the state affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Center. This enhances our mission: to engage families to reduce adverse childhood experiences and to promote optimal childhood development. Now that we're the state affiliate for Help Me Grow, we have strengthened our referral system serving children with delays.

What is Help Me Grow?

Help Me Grow is a FREE, evidence-based information line (WarmLine) connecting families to community resources and child development information. Help Me Grow Missouri is a service provided by ParentLink. The services offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Referrals to cross-sector resources, such as intervention agencies, behavioral issues, family programs, etc.
  • Problem-solving support and answers to parenting questions
  • Informational resources that are research based
  • Personalized care coordination to support families as they connect to resources to answer their specific needs

Check out our Help Me Grow Missouri Affiliate Profile!

More information about the Help Me Grow model
Help Me Grow Missouri Affiliate page