Get Connected to Better Health
800-TEL-LINK or 800-835-5465

TEL-LINK is the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services toll-free information and referral line for maternal and child health care. The purpose of TEL-LINK is to confidentially provide information and referrals to Missouri residents concerning a wide range of health services offered by the state. The operators can immediately connect you with community services that are available for you and your family. TEL-LINK is answered weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. Recorded messages are taken after 5 p.m. on weekdays and throughout the day and night on weekends and state holidays. Your call will be returned during normal business hours.

TEL-LINK will connect you to:

  • Alcohol and drug programs
  • Alternatives to Abortion providers
  • Audiologists
  • Breast & Cervical Cancer providers
  • C-Star programs
  • Child care referral line
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Community action agencies
  • Community health centers
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Dental clinics
  • Domestic violence helpline
  • Down Syndrome helpline
  • Family support division
  • First Steps Program
  • Food banks
  • Genetic tertiary centers
  • Health departments
  • Home visiting programs
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health treatment centers
  • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
  • Parentlink agency
  • Pregnancy assistance providers
  • Prenatal referrals
  • Regional habilitation centers
  • Sexual assault helpline
  • Special Health Care Needs
  • Statewide/National resources
  • Title X clinics
  • Transportation
  • Ultrasound providers
  • WIC agencies
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