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2012 Statute

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39-7,106.Support service component of KanWork. (a) Within the limits of appropriations therefor and to the extent allowed under any applicable federal law or rule and regulation adopted pursuant thereto, the secretary shall provide the support service component of the KanWork program to facilitate public assistance recipient participation and movement toward self-sufficiency.

(b) Support services shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) Child care.  Child care services shall be provided to every participant in the KanWork program who is in need of such services through reimbursement of private child care providers or through state child care centers. Reimbursement to private child care providers shall not exceed the fee charged to private clients for the same service and may be lower than such fee if the private child care provider agrees to charge a lower fee.

(2) Transportation assistance.  Transportation expenses in a monthly amount to be established by the secretary by rules and regulations shall be paid to a participant who needs such assistance in order to participate in the KanWork program.

(3) Family mentor program in which volunteers work directly with participants on home management, budgeting, nutrition, hygiene, child care, family planning and other home-related needs which affect self-sufficiency.

History: L. 1988, ch. 141, § 6; July 1.

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