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.






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


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.




Take Action Now!

Check out the numbers below—Kansas—1?
We need to keep this up!!

Lou Ann Kibbee
SKIL of Western Kansas
1015 Centennial Blvd.
Hays, KS 67601
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From: Bruce Darling [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:59 AM

Subject: Please help circulate this alert through NCIL and the IL Network!

So far, 245 people have urged the party representatives at Friday’s National Forum on Disability Issues to talk about MR v Dreyfus, Olmstead, Medicaid and Medicaid reform.  
Over half of the responses were from New York.

Read more: Take Action Now!

NEW Voting Laws in Kansas


Understand the NEW Voting Laws in Kansas

Questions?  Contact the Disability Rights Center of Kansas

785-273-9661 OR 877-776-1541 OR

Must show Photo ID if vote at the polls.

But, if apply for Permanent Advance Ballot, you do not have to show ID (must have permanent disability or illness).

To Vote You MUST Be REGISTERED!  Voter Registration Deadline is Oct. 16, 2012.

Get Registered to Vote NOW so you don’t have to hassle with Proof of Citizenship Requirements after Jan. 1, 2013. 

Read more: NEW Voting Laws in Kansas

HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs News Bulletin

HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs News Bulletin: Friday, September 21st, 2012
Visit HealthCare.Gov and CuidadodeSalud.Gov, two consumer-focused health care websites to: find insurance options, learn about prevention, compare care quality, and learn about the law.  How is the Affordable Care Act helping you? Share your story here.

Read more: HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs News Bulletin

Website for Young adults with Disabilities

KDHE, KUMC Launch New Website for Young Adults with Disabilities
Topeka, Ks - The Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) program at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Center for Child Health and Development at KU Medical Center collaborated to develop the Building a Life website as a guide that can help families and professionals assist young adults with disabilities in moving from dependence to independence in their community. Heather Smith, KDHE-CYSHCN health planning consultant, said “The information on this site will assist with decisions ranging from where young adults can live, to how they will make a living, manage their own health and more.” The website is available at 

Disability Announcements

Did You Miss These Recent Disability Announcements?
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Read more: Disability Announcements