& Child Care Plans, Are You Prepared??????

Daycares & schools may use this form to record fire evacuation drills required per the Union Fire Protection District Fire Prevention Code.  Practicing evacuation drills is a good way to be assured your daycare or school is prepared in the event of a fire.  A Fire District Inspector can provide you with further assistance or answer any questions you may have about emergency procedures.  You may contact us @ 636-583-2515.


Download Fire Drill Form    





                           ARE YOU PREPARED?

Important questions to ask yourself:

€ Do you have a plan in place for your child(ren) when emergencies arise?

€ Do you have a back up child care plan?

€ Do you know about the different types of care in your community?

€ When you do find care, do you know the right questions to ask to ensure the best fit for you and your child(ren)?

€ Do you know where to find additional parenting resources?

Child Care Aware ® of Missouri can help by:

€ Connecting you to child care programs in your area


€ Providing you with information on what to look for in a quality program.

€ Providing information on average cost of care.

€ Informing you on all of your child care options including, but not limited to, 24 hour care and drop-in care.

€ Connecting you to parenting resources.

Effective January 1, 2011

Contact a Referral Specialist by dialing toll free 1-866-892-3228 or

visit our website at http://mo.childcareaware.org to do your own search

and find out more about our services.


If you need child care immediately, please contact Kate Hovis at the e-mail listed below.

Kate Hovis

Referral Center Manager

Child Care Aware ® of Missouri

308 E. High St., Suite 100

Jefferson City, MO 65101


573-63-KIDS (573-632-4453)

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Some Questions to Ask your Child Care Program:

€ What are the hours of operation?

€ Are you open 52 weeks per year? Holidays?

€ Does the program have written policies, such as policies for payment, discipline, and attendance?

€ Is there a lot of staff turn-over?

€ Does the program remain open during harsh weather conditions and other emer-gency situations?

€ Is an emergency evacuation plan posted and practiced