New Position: L2Q Start Up Development Specialist

DCF is excited to announce a new opportunity to join the Links to Quality Team! This position will collaborate in the development and implementation of Links to Quality (L2Q). L2Q is Kansas’ Quality Recognition and Improvement System (QRIS). A QRIS is a specific...

Be Counted!

The 2020 U.S. Census is fast approaching!   You can help make sure the children and families in your community are ready to be counted on April 1st.   To learn how to support families with young children, click here. To learn how the census helps shape the...

Foster Care Child Care

If you are a foster caregiver for children in the custody of the Secretary for the Department for Children and Families, these resources will help you navigate the Foster Care Child Care (FC-CC) program. The FC-CC program is a joint effort between Prevention and...

Our Tomorrows

Every day, we hear stories of resilient families that have bounced back from great challenges.Stories of hope…and stories of struggle. Through these stories we are gathering nuggets of wisdom about the ways in which things could, and should, be going better… to make...

November 2018 DCF Child Care Rate Adjustment

Effective November 1, 2018, the Department for Children and Families (DCF) is adjusting child care maximum provider rates for child care recipients.  The changes will begin to affect child care benefits for some families as early as their November allotment, other...