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DCF offers virtual office hours
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TOPEKA – Sometimes it is difficult to make it to a meeting during the workday. The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) is offering virtual office hours every Wednesday through the end of March to make the agency more accessible.

“DCF offers a variety of valuable and essential services, but it can be difficult to find time during the day to visit our office,” DCF Secretary Laura Howard said. “The virtual office hours make it a little easier to ask important questions and learn more about resources available.”

Kansans are invited to connect virtually every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about services available to them and their families. A knowledgeable DCF representative will meet privately and securely with Kansans to answer questions about child support services, food assistance, child care programs, Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), Emergency Water Assistance, employment services, foster care and other DCF programs.

The meetings will take place on Microsoft Teams at the link: The virtual office hours will end March 30.

DCF may also be contacted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, by calling 888-369-4777. Current DCF clients may log into the Self-Service Portal available at