First Steps is Missouri's Early Intervention system that provides services to families
with children, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or developmental delays.
The program is designed to meet the needs of families related to enhancing their
child's development, learning, and participation in family and community life.
For additional information about First Steps, please call toll-free at 1-866-583-2392.
If you want to refer a child and their family for participation in the program, please
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities.
Inquiries related to Department programs and to the location of services, activities, and facilities
that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be directed to the Jefferson State Office
Building, Office of the General Counsel, Coordinator - Civil Rights Compliance (Title VI/Title
IX/504/ADA/Age Act), 6th Floor, 205 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480;
telephone number 573-526-4757 or TTY 800-735-2966; fax number 573-522-4883; email firstname.lastname@example.org.