How do I apply for services?
Over the age of 3: Contact the Central Missouri Regional Office at 573-441-6278.
Under the age of 3: Contact Missouri First Steps at 1-866-583-2392.
You or the responsible party will be asked to complete an application packet. If requested, assistance in completing the packet will be provided. You or the responsible party will be asked to release past medical, school or vocational records to determine eligibility and identify needs. An intake assessment will be completed a part of the eligibility determination process.
For additional information about developmental disabilities, visit the Developmental Disabilities section of the Missouri Department of Mental Health website.