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Child and Adult Care Food Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care home and day care centers. The CACFP helps to subsidize the cost of food for day care homes and centers allowing th...
Kansas Food Assistance & Nutrition Program The Food Assistance & Nutrition Program is a nutrition assistance program, which provides a Vision card (plastic debit card) to eligible persons for use in purchasing food from local grocery stores. Complete information regarding Food Assistance ...
Kansas Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3 to 5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and s...
Kansas HealthWave (SCHIP) Kansas HealthWave offers affordable, low-cost health insurance for the uninsured children of Kansas. Some low-income parents may also qualify for health coverage. Applicants are screened for Medicaid eligibility to determine the funding source. You m...
Kansas Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) The Kansas Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally funded program that helps eligible households pay a portion of their home energy costs. Benefit levels vary according to the following factors: 1) Household income, 2) number of p...
Kansas Medicaid Kansas Medicaid is a jointly-funded state and Federal government program that pays for medically necessary services. Medicaid pays for medical services for children and their caretakers, pregnant women, and persons who are disabled, blind or 65 years...
Kansas School Breakfast and Lunch Program The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 101,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 90,000 schools offer breakfast at school nationwide. Sc...
Kansas Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and non-profit childcare institutions that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program...
Kansas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) The Kansas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition education program that provides nutrition education, including breastfeeding support; healthy foods and referrals to health and social services fre...
Kansas Successful Families Program The Successful Families Program has services for low income families including the following: Cash assistance, also known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Social services designed to strengthen families and remove barriers to...
Kansas Summer Food Service The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. SFSP is administered at the Federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS...
Kansas Unemployment Insurance Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Kansas' eligibility requirements....
Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program The Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program (K-WAP) operates year round and is an energy conservation program that helps qualified households reduce their utility bills by providing energy efficiency upgrades. Very simply, weatherization improves he...