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Economic & Employment Services Child Care and Development Fund Plan

The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) is preparing the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for 2025-2027. CCDF supports financial assistance for low-income families through the Child Care Assistance Program. CCDF funds child care regulation and licensure of child care facilities and consumer education to help parents select child care that meets their families’ needs. Other CCDF early learning quality initiatives include services that build the knowledge and skills of the workforce and support child care programs to achieve higher standards of quality. 

Comments on the CCDF State Plan may be shared during the virtual public hearing or submitted by mail to DCF, EES, 555 S Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66603, Attention Nichelle Adams or via email to​ Please use the subject heading CCDF State Plan in your email comments. 

DCF will host a virtual public meeting to solicit input on the CCDF plan.  The meeting will be held June 3, 2024, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm via Microsoft TEAMS. To register for the virtual public hearing, please email your name and provide the email you would like to use to  Please use the subject heading CCDF State Plan Registration in your email comments. Please register prior to May 24, 2024. 

Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify DCF at no later than May 20, 2024. 

Comments will be accepted through June 10, 2024.