Child Care Subsidy Program Information

Welcome to the child care subsidy program information page. The child care subsidy program aims to support eligible families by providing affordable, quality child care to Missouri families. Families and providers can access important program information, policy manuals, and brochures on this page.

Rules & Regulations
Report a Serious Injury or Death

Child care providers are required to report a child death or serious injury within 24 hours of the incident. You can make a report by filling out a form on the Child Care Serious Injury or Death webpage.

Incidents that require a report include, but are not limited to: 

  • the death of a child if the child died in your care;
  • a serious injury that results in the child getting professional medical treatment while in your care; or
  • the death of a child you care for if the child died from a contagious disease.

View the Child Care Serious Injury and Death Report.