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Prevention and Protection Services Child Abuse and Neglect Central 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: 785.296.8609 (Attn: Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry)
  • Mail: Check/money order payments must be submitted via mail with completed
    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.