Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)

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New England Building
503 S Kansas Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3404 (m)
Phone:  (785) 296-4986
TTY:  (785) 291-3167
Toll Free: (800) 432-3535
Fax:  (785) 296-0256
Email: wwwmail@kdads.ks.gov

Kari Bruffett, Secretary

 

Mission Statement: The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services mission is to foster an environment that promotes security, dignity and independence for all Kansans.

Vision: The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services envisions a community that empowers Kansas’ older adults and persons with disabilities to make choices about their lives.

Hours:   8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
Health Occupations Credentialing, at 612 S Kansas (m) Ave Walk-in Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Services:

  • Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is responsible for overseeing and administering Older American’s Act programs
  • Administration of Medicaid long-term care programs
  • Survey and certification for adult care homes
  • Behavioral health programs
  • Administration of home- and community-based services for older adults and persons with disabilities
  • The management and oversight of four state hospitals for the mentally ill and individuals with development disabilities

Eligibility:  Varies.  Please visit www.kdads.ks.gov for more information.  Some programs require financial and functional eligibility.

How to Apply:  Information and referral is available by phone.  Applications and assessments for in-home services are made through the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).  You can reach the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 855-200-ADRC (2372)

Fees:  Vary by program

Funding: State and Federal money and grants fund programs and services. Individuals may be asked to help pay for some services, based on need

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