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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signs proclamation designating August as Child Support Services Awareness Month.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has designated August as Child Support Services Awareness Month. Through its contractors, DCF provides child support services to 135,843 Kansas families. The percentage of child support orders has increased four percentage points within less than two years of privatization, at a significantly reduced cost to taxpayers.

 

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Adopt A Kansas Kid

Shabree, 15, and Kenneth "Kenny", 13

Shabree, 15, and Kenneth "Kenny", 13, need a stable, patient forever family that is active and likes to try new things. Shabree is outgoing and athletic. She is also an honor roll student. Kenny is an active young man who enjoys working out and playing sports. He gets along well with peers and adults.

 

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By the Numbers

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200 Kansas kids were reunited with their families in June.

 

41 Kansas children were adopted by forever families in June.

 

124 Kansans with disabilities found competitive, integrated employment in June with an average hourly wage of $10.14.

 

569 New child support orders were established in June.