Find Child Care Near You

In the child care database below, you can look for child care programs near a specific address or school and find those that have just what your family needs. If at any moment you need assistance, please call or start a chat with our amazing staff. We are happy to help! 

Early Care and Education Resource and Referral

As Missouri’s Early Care and Education Resource and Referral Network, United 4 Children provides resource and referral services to early care professionals, children, and families throughout Missouri. 

  • We help parents and guardians: Locate and select high-quality Early Care and Education services that meet their needs.
  • We offer early educators in all types of childcare settings: Connections to local resources to support their service to children and families.
  • We help community advocates and social workers: Connect families to local childcare options and resources throughout the state of Missouri.


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Talk to a Community Support Specialist

Call Us At:
1-866-583-2392 (TTY/TTD)

Email Us At

Please select the chat in the bottom right corner of the webpage to chat with us. To request a video chat, please email us.

Full Hours of Operation:

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday – Friday;

12-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

If you need to connect with us outside of these hours or would like to speak with a Community Support Specialist in-person (St. Louis area only) or over video conference, please call and leave a message with the best way to contact you (text, phone, email) and we will return your call within 24 hours.

Family Education Packets

United 4 Children has developed a series of family education packets to put the information your family needs at your fingertips! Click the topics below to learn more. 

Finding Quality Child Care (PDF)

Keeping Your Child Safe (PDF)

School Readiness (PDF)

Support in Your Region (PDF)

Your Child’s Development (PDF)

If You Would Like to Request a Physical Copy of the Packets, Or Require Them in a Language Other than English, Please Fill Out the Information Below:

Would You Like to Receive a Digital Copy via Email or Have a Physical Copy Sent to Your Provided Mailing Address?

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Missouri Childhood Community Leaders

Childhood community leaders, in partnership with United 4 Children, identify and connect families with resources that ensure children are safe, healthy, and successful learners. Community Leaders also coordinate early care and education efforts in their region. 

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