Missouri State Information

Below is a list of helpful information for your adoption journey in Missouri.

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check Toll-Free: (800) 392-3738

Missouri Department of Social Services

Secretary of State Jefferson City Main OfficeMissouri Secretary of State
Commissions
600 W Main, Room 322
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 751-4936
SOSmain@sos.mo.gov

Kansas City

State Office Bldg Ste 513
615 E 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 889-2925

Springfield

State Office Bldg Ste 624
149 Park Central Sq
Springfield, MO 65806
(417) 895-6330

St. Louis

U.S. Customs House & Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Suite 210
St Louis, MO 63101
(314) 340-7490

Vital Records and Health Services Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Bureau of Vital Records
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
http://www.dhss.mo.gov/BirthAndDeathRecords/index.html

$15 check or money order payable to “Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services”.

Many Missouri residents can obtain their birth, marriage and divorce records locally. People born in Missouri can obtain a copy of their birth certificate from any local public health department.

State Police Check Missouri Criminal Justice Information Services Division
USCIS Office http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscisKansas City Field Office

Street Address
9747 NW Conant Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153

Mailing Address
USCIS
9747 NW Conant Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.

This office serves the following counties: Andrew, Atchison, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Buchanan, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, Dekalb, Douglas, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Howell, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Livingstone, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pettis, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ray, Saint Clair, Saline, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, Worth, and Wright.

Saint Louis Field Office

Street Address
Robert A. Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce Street
Saint Louis, MO 63103-2815

Mailing Address
USCIS
Robert A. Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce Street, Room 1.100
Saint Louis, MO 63103

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.

This office serves the following counties: Adair, Audrain, Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Chariton, City of Saint Louis, Clark, Crawford, Dent, Dunklin, Franklin, Gasconade, Iron, Jefferson, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, Mississippi, Monroe, Montgomery, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Phelps, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, Reynolds, Ripley, Saint Charles, Saint Francois, Saint Genevieve, Saint Louis, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, Stoddard, Warren, Washington, and Wayne.

Home Study providers Please contact your adoption consultant for a list of home study providers.
Medical Clinics St. Louis University School of Medicine
Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
F.A.C.E.S. (Foreign Adoption Clinic and Educational Services)
Jennifer S. Ladage, MD
1465 S. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
(314) 577-5643; (314) 268-4028 (fax)
Post-Adoption Lawyers Joel Anderson
ANDERSON LAW FIRM, LLC
3394 McKelvey Road, Suite 107
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314) 302-4212Contact the St. Louis office at 1-888-899-2349 for more resources.
International adoption training Please contact the St. Louis office at 1-888-899-2349 for recommended resources.
Adoption support groups CHI Chat GroupsPlease contact the St. Louis office at 1-888-899-2349 for recommended resources.
Childhood Centers and Programs Please contact the St. Louis office at 1-888-899-2349 for recommendations