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Operations Child Abuse Registry

In accordance with Kansas law any person listed in the Child Abuse and Neglect Registry is prohibited from working, residing or volunteering in a child care home or facility regulated by DCF or the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

To request a person's name be searched on the Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry, their written permission is required. When completing Release of Information form, do not leave any spaces blank; instead use N/A or strikethrough. Please ensure forms are legible, signed and dated. Get form here: Registry Release Form​​
A $10.00 fee may apply for each request.

  • No fee for any state government agency (state contracting and sub-contracting agencies not included). 
  • No fee for listed Mentor Kansas Partners
  • $10 per release form for private agencies and general public.

Payment (if required)

Submitting Release Forms

For emailed and faxed Releases which require a fee, include online payment receipt number or prepay account information (FEIN).

  • Email preferred:
  • Fax accepted: 785.296.1729 (Attn: Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry)
  • Mail: Check/money order payments must be submitted via mail with complete
    Release form(s). 

DCF Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry
P.O Box 2637
Topeka, KS 66601 


Results of the Central Registry request will be emailed or mailed to the person/agency requesting the information as indicated on the Release of Information form.