Family & Children Services

The Department of Family & Children Services has two programs: Child Support Services and Indian Child Welfare

Seeking to obtain or enforce child support court orders?
Please call or come by today!

Phone: 620-879-2109 ext 1
Location: 601 High Street
Caney, KS 67333

Primary goals:

  1. To ensure both parents provide continuous financial support of our Delaware and Native American children.
  2. Reduce poverty levels among our Delaware children and all Native American families while promoting our tribal culture & exercising our tribal sovereignty.
  3. Promote functional co-parenting relationships that provide the financial, physical, and emotional support of both parents to increase stable and self-sufficient families.

Just a few of the benefits when using a Tribal Child Support Agency:

  • **Paternity establishment ensures inheritance rights of children and accurate Tribal enrollment
  • **Tribal Court Jurisdiction allows more authority and flexibility in how cases are handled
  • **Knowing your case will be handled with cultural sensitivity

Services we provide:

  • **FREE APPLICATIONS FOR CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES
  • **DILIGENT EFFORTS TO LOCATE NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS USING FEDERAL AND STATE SOFTWARE
  • **ESTABLISH PATERNITY WHEN NEEDED
  • **ESTABLISH & ENFORCE CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS
  • **MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS WHEN NEEDED
  • **CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTION & DISBURSEMENT

Services not provided:

  • **Divorce
  • **Legal advice
  • **Visitation & custody issues
  • **Consultation with or representation by an attorney
  • ** TANF

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Although we do not provide other social services, we can provide referrals and information for other services that may be beneficial to your family needs.

Our Staff:

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