University of Missouri Parent Link Kinship Navigator Program
1-833-546-4543 / 800-552-8522
Angie Nickell
[email protected]

  • Ongoing problem-solving support
  • Virtual and in-person informational and support opportunities
  • Warm handoffs to vetted community resources
  • Benefit application assistance, including help completing paperwork
  • Connection to low or no-cost family mediation services
  • Connection to the Missouri Child Support Program
  • Distribution of essential items
  • Assistance with securing basic needs and finding transportation
  • Connection to mental and behavioral health resources
  • Assistance with accessing developmental screenings for young children”

Monday-Friday, 8AM-10PM; Saturday & Sunday, 12PM-5:00PM

The Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Kinship Navigators*
573-301-4943 (Kristin) / 573-469-5756 (Joyce)
Kristin Hughes (Supervisor) / Joyce Marshall (Specialist)
[email protected]; [email protected]

Kinship Navigators

24 counties (could not find on website)
Assistance navigating the child welfare, mental health, and education systems, including crisis intervention services; training and licensing assistance to relative care providers; and help accessing food, clothing, and other tangible resources
Monday – Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM