Resources of Interest

Good Cause Waiver
Provides information on how to apply for or check the status of a Good Cause Waiver and lists frequently asked questions.

MSHP Fingerprint Services (MACHS)
Schedule a fingerprint session or locate fingerprint services sites.

Social Security Administration
Apply for a new Social Security card, apply for benefits, or search for a Social Security office

Missouri Attorney General
Learn what identity theft is and how to prevent it.

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Resources for Performing Background Screenings

Criminal History

Missouri State Highway Patrol
Learn more about Missouri criminal history record information.

Other State Highway Patrol sites
Find links for other states’ Highway Patrol web sites.
Inquire on case records including docket entries, parties, judgments, and charges in public court from the Missouri State Court system.

State Department of Corrections

Search active offenders, probationers, and parolees supervised by the Department of Corrections in Missouri and surrounding states.

Missouri Department of Corrections

Arkansas Department of Corrections

Kansas Department of Corrections

Illinois Department of Corrections

Iowa Department of Corrections

Sex Offender

Missouri Sex Offender Registry
Search for sex offenders in Missouri.

FBI National Sex Offender Registry
Find links to state sex offender home pages to search for sex offenders.

US Dept of Justice National Sex Offender Registry
Allows a user to submit a single national query to obtain information about sex offenders; a listing of public registry Web sites by state, territory, and tribe; and information on sexual abuse education and prevention.

Employee Disqualification

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Employee Disqualification List
Provides a list of individuals who are prohibited from employment in long-term care facilities, health care facilities, or by providers that serve the elderly in their homes.

Missouri Department of Mental Health Employee Disqualification Registry
Provides a list of individuals who are disqualified from working with consumers receiving services from the Department of Mental Health.

Child Abuse/Neglect

Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division
Provides information on hotline calls, investigations/family assessments, and how to report abuse/neglect.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Provides information on the state laws for maintaining records of child abuse and neglect.

Provides a compilation of state child abuse registry contacts.

Foster Care

Missouri Department of Social Services Foster Care
Provides information on foster parent programs, statistics, and newsletter, Internet, and parent handbook resources.


Child Care Aware of Missouri
Provides child care resources to parents, employers, child care providers, and other community members including locating child care and providing training for child care providers.

Show Me Child Care
Maintained by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education-Office of Childhood.

Missouri Child Care Providers
Provides information to registered child care providers including information on the Child Care Assistance Program.

Professional Licensee Search

Missouri Division of Professional Registration
Search licensed professionals by profession and county.

Emergency Medical Services
Includes general information about EMS Basic Core Guidelines and re-licensure guidelines.

Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant Registry (CNA)
Search the registry of CNAs, Certified Medication Technicians (CMT), and CMTs certified in Insulin Administration (IA).

Facility Licensee Search

Nursing Home Licensing and Certification
Check licensed facilities by city, county, or region.

Show Me Long-Term Care
View the latest inspection information for any licensed long-term care inspection.

Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards
Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards safeguards services provided through certified and/or licensed home health agencies, hospice programs, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities and providers of outpatient physical therapy or outpatient speech pathology.

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education-Office of Childhood
Provides information on the types of child care facilities and licensing requirements, as well as background screening requirements for child care workers, also regulates and inspects child care facilities.

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Provides information on public schools.

Office of Inspector General Exclusion Program
Provides information to the public, health care providers, patients and others relating to parties excluded from participation in the Medicare, Medicaid and all Federal health care programs. Database enables users to enter the name of an individual or business and determine whether an exclusion is currently in effect.