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New Funding and Programs Available under the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act Welcome

Young adults ages 18 to 20 who experienced out of home placement in foster care, juvenile corrections custody, or Tribal Authority custody at age 14 or older are eligible to apply for a one-time Pandemic Relief payment. Young adults who have previously received a Pandemic Relief payment are not eligible. The application period ends on August 31, 2022. Click the links to learn more and apply.  ​​​​​​​​​​Independent Living Pandemic Relief Application,  Independent Living Pandemic Relief Program Information   Spanish Version 

 

Click the link to learn more about the DCF Independent Living Program and additional resources for youth and young adults ages 14 to 20.  Independent Living Program Information

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​To apply for State of Kansas food assistance, cash assistance, or childcare assistance, please visit the DCF Self-Service Portal.

To apply for medical assistance through KanCare, please visit the Medical Consumer Self-Service Portal.

The following organizations can provide information on community resources available in Kansas and nationwide:
United Way: 211Kansas.org or dial 211 from any phone in Kansas
FindHelp.org
Foster Club Older Youth Pandemic Relief​