The Hero Relief Program Grants have closed.

If you have questions, please contact the grant team at or call 855-750-3343

The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) and Child Care Aware of Kansas are announcing the Hero Relief Program. DCF has received funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and is partnering with Child Care Aware to distribute these funds to child care providers in Kansas. This funding will be used to provide Hero Relief Program grants to licensed child care centers and family child care programs impacted as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

We are working closely with the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) on the needs of child care programs for the KS Hero Relief Program grants. As shared in the grant information documents, Kansas child care centers and family child care programs, are eligible for these non-competitive grants. Programs that meet the requirements can anticipate receiving grant funding. It is important that when applying all information is filled out accurately to reduce time for processing and the need to gather additional information from you.

For questions about the Hero Relief Program Grants, please email us at

Health Care/Emergency Worker Support (HEWS) Bonus

Launch Date: 6/26/2020

Revenue Replacement Grants

The revenue replacement grant opportunity is designed to provide financial assistance to DCF enrolled child care providers and relative providers who have lost child care subsidy income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Revenue Replacement Frequently Asked Questions

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