SKIL was created by; is driven by; and is focused on persons with disabilities, their families, and communities. We provide Advocacy, Education, and Support with Customer Controlled services to break down and remove existing barriers and bridge social gaps to ensure and preserve Equality and Independence for all.

If you are not working or working reduced hours due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits.
If you suspect an unemployment claim has been improperly filed using your identity, click here.

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Due to the potential spread of the Corona Virus, all SKIL Offices will be closed to visitors and the general public until further notice.


SKIL staff will continue providing services while the offices are closed. Communication, during this time, will take place through phone, email or fax. If needing to turn in or receive a hire packet and/or other paperwork, we encourage you to send your information by email to your local SKIL office. When bringing paperwork to SKIL offices during regular business hours, call that office, and someone will come to the door to assist you.DSW Essential Worker - Proof Form

SKIL Resource Center offices in Parsons will be closed until November 30, 2020 due to Covid-19 concerns,
including SKIL’s headquarters office, its Assistive Technology Southeast Access Site, and its K-Loan offices.
SKIL’s branch offices in Chanute, Columbus, Fredonia, Independence, Pittsburg and Sedan remain open at this time.


 

  IMPORTANT NOTICE!

ALL Exception forms are due by the 5th & the 20th of the Month.
Exception forms received late will be paid on the Late Batch, which is called in ON paydays.

Any time sheet received past 10:00 am on Paydays WILL pay the FOLLOWING pay date.

This change is in accordance with The Federal Reserve requirements of our Financial Institution.
Please be sure to use the Authenticare Call system for prompt payment.


 

 

 

IS IT OKAY TO STOP WEARING MASKS IN PUBLIC?

- by Andy Rausch and Joe Reinecker

Judging from the number of Kansans walking around without masks or gloves, it would be easy for an uninformed person to believe those things are no longer needed. That, however, is far from the truth. Judging from the spikes in Covid-19 cases across the country (yesterday saw America break the single-day record for new cases with 45,557) it's clear that while many Americans are done with the pandemic, but the pandemic is not done with them.

“Clearly the numbers are showing that the pandemic is not over by any stretch of the imagination,” says Labette Health nurse practitioner Ben Cochran. “We are seeing spikes lately, so we are still encouraging people to take precautions and be safe.”

Cochran said those precautions include wearing masks in public, wearing gloves, using soap or hand sanitizer, and practicing social distancing.

There are many people who believe that wearing the mask is dangerous, but Cochran doesn't believe this. “There is not a whole lot of scientific evidence to back up claims that wearing a mask is dangerous.”

So, in short, put on those masks and take precautions, folks.