Welcome to ParentLink!
What is ParentLink?
We are a resource for Missouri families and professionals serving families. We serve all parents and caregivers, including relative caregivers, foster and adoptive parents, as well as a range of providers working with families. One way we support Missouri's parents/caregivers and professionals is through our toll-free ParentLink WarmLine. Call the WarmLine at: 1-800-552-8522 or En Español: 1-888-460-0008, for Missouri residents. Contact us locally by calling 573-882-7321. Our hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. All calls are confidential within the limits of the law. You may also e-mail your parenting questions to the professionals who staff the WarmLine.
Call the WarmLine for:
- Access to resources and services for families in your area.
- Free information on ANY parenting question. Call about specific situations, developmental stages, or services you are looking for.
- A free loan library of parenting materials
- Someone who will listen if you just need to talk about your parenting concern.
ParentLink is located at 4800 Santana Circle, Columbia, MO 65211. Click here for a link to a map.
Thank you to all who attended and volunteered at the Spring 2013 Tiger Family Fest! And a big thank you as well to all who sponsored the event! For pictures from the Tiger Family Fest, visit our ParentLink page on Facebook!
June 3rd--July 24th, 2013: Cub Hub for Student Parents, Mondays/Tuesdays, 2-5pm and Wednesdays 9am-12pm. Please call us at 1-800-552-8522 to reserve your spot!
Thursday, June 20th, 2013: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, 5:30-7pm
What are people saying about us?
Check out some quotes from parents, other caregivers, and professionals working with parents who have used ParentLink's services over the past year.
News and Updates:
New research briefs are available from Child Trends on adolescent mental health.
Tell Me About Truman the Tiger, a book by MU Professor Dave Schramm, is now available! MU's family friendly faculty member, Dr. Dave Schramm, recently published his first children’s book, called “Tell Me About Truman the Tiger," a story about a grandfather telling two of his grandchildren about the history of Truman.