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Kansas Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Kansas

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Whether you need to file for child support in Kansas or request a child support modification, the following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you access local resources:

How do I find my local child support agency?

Start by visiting the Kansas Child Support Services website, which provides a comprehensive list of individual Division of Family Services offices throughout the state. Alternatively, you can call 2-1-1 to find the office nearest you.

How do I file for child support in Kansas?

The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Kansas:

  1. Become familiar with Kansas's child support guidelines.

  2. Optional: Use the Kansas Child Support Calculator to estimate the amount of child support you will receive.

  3. Print an application for child support services in Kansas.

  4. Complete the application and return it to your local DFS office.

  5. Once your child support order has been established, you'll be eligible to receive payments through Kansas's debit card system (called the "NOW Card").

Where can I access additional child support resources?

There are several federal and state resources available to you, including:

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