We’re here for Kansas families and providers

COVID-19 RESOURCES

During the COVID-19 crisis, there is a great deal of uncertainty. But here is one thing you can depend on: KQN is here for Kansas families and child care providers. On this page, you will find a wealth of resources to help navigate this difficult time, including information on the latest financial and educational supports available.

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COVID-19 Resources for Families

We are here to support you and your family as we all navigate the uncertainty of the pandemic and its aftermath. Here are resources that may benefit you and your loved ones.

 

Not sure what you’re looking for?

Find answers in the COVID-19 Family Resource Guide.

Child Care Assistance for Essential Workers

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Instructions for how families can apply

Financial Stability

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

SNAF, TANF, and Child Care Assistance

Unemployment Insurance

Health & Safety

KDHE Guidance for Individuals and Families

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Talking with Children about Coronavirus

Do I Need to Seek Medical Attention?

Supporting Learning

Parenting when Life is Tough

Fun and Engaging Activities for Children 0 through 5

Ideas for At-Home Physical Activity During Isolation

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COVID-19 Resources for Providers

Child care providers are vitally important for keeping Kansas families and communities working. Here are important resources to help your child care business during these challenging times.

 

Not sure what you’re looking for?

Find answers in the COVID-19 Provider Resource Guide.

Child Care Assistance for Essential Workers

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Instructions for how providers can apply

Child Care Supply & Sustainability Funds

Coming soon!

Child Care Revenue Replacement Funds

Bonuses for Providing Support to Emergency Workers

Financial Stability

Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas

CARES Act: Forgivable Loans for Small Businesses

Unemployment Insurance

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Health & Safety

KDHE Child Care Toolkit

KDHE Licensed Child Care FAQs

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Talking with Children about Coronavirus

Supporting Learning

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Sesame Street in Communities: Fun and Engaging Activities for Children 0 through 6

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COVID-19 Resources for the community

We are committed to seeing every Kansas community safe, healthy, and thriving. Here are resources to help your community.

Child Care Assistance for Essential Workers

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Instructions for how families can apply

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Instructions for how providers can apply

Child Care Supply & Sustainability Funds

Financial Stability

Kansas Department of Commerce COVID-19 Resources

Apply for Unemployment Benefits

SNAP, TANF, Child Care Subsidy FAQs

Health & Safety

State of Kansas COVID-19 Updates

KDHE Licensed Child Care FAQs

Supporting Learning

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KSDE Educator Guide to Continuous Learning

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Stay connected for the latest KQN updates.

New Benefit: Pandemic EBT

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DCF Hero Relief Program

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KDHE COVID-19 Resource Center

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has created an online resource center updated daily with Kansas-specific guidance...

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