Shawnee County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the KS State, Shawnee County, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth in Shawnee County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Shawnee County foster care and adoption services.
Topeka Child Support & Social Service Office Topeka KS 500 Southwest Van Buren Street 66603 785-296-2500
Topeka Child Support & Social Service Office Topeka KS 915 Southwest Harrison Street 66612 888-369-4777
Shawnee County Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the Kansas State, Shawnee County, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including Shawnee County Courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in Shawnee County detention centers, and provide education, counseling, and other services to youth. Juvenile Justice Centers also offer reentry services for youth who have been released from a juvenile correction facility.
Kansas Juvenile Justice Topeka KS 714 Southwest Jackson Street, 300 66603 785-296-4213
A Shawnee County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Shawnee County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other Kansas social services.
Shawnee County Health Department WIC Office Topeka KS 2600 Southwest East Circle Drive South 66606 785-251-5607