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  Category: Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families


Why Mental Health is Key to a Child’s Overall Health and Wellbeing

Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2022

In addition to a caring adult, research shows that prevention and treatment programs do work and there are resources available to help children and their families through the Delaware Children’s Department Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS) and the Department of Education (DOE) and local schools.




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long, DSCYF Announce $16 Million Investment for Vulnerable Delawareans

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) on Tuesday announced a $16 million investment to renovate and remodel Wharton Hall on the DSCYF campus.




FREE 2022 Delaware Building Bridges Virtual Conference

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Register today for the prevention-focused, resilience-building 2022 Delaware Building Bridges Virtual Conference. Space is filling fast, so register for your spot! Hosted by the Delaware Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS) and Delaware Afterschool Network (DEAN), this free annual conference will run April 27 and April 28 with full days […]




Stakeholders Unveil New Child Abuse Prevention Month Campaign

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

WILMINGTON – Child abuse is your issue. That’s the key message from the 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month awareness campaign debuting this April. A collaboration of the Child Protection Accountability Commission’s Training Committee, this multi-faceted campaign seeks to raise awareness on social media and utilize DART bus shelters, state agency buildings, the Christiana Mall and […]




Take Care Delaware to Launch Statewide

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2022

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Children’s Department (DSCYF) has announced that it plans to launch the trauma-informed initiative Take Care Delaware statewide in 2022. Take Care Delaware is an innovative trauma-informed program that promotes school and community partnerships, such as law enforcement and mental health providers, to help children exposed to trauma receive support so they […]







  Category: Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families


Why Mental Health is Key to a Child’s Overall Health and Wellbeing

Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2022

In addition to a caring adult, research shows that prevention and treatment programs do work and there are resources available to help children and their families through the Delaware Children’s Department Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS) and the Department of Education (DOE) and local schools.




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long, DSCYF Announce $16 Million Investment for Vulnerable Delawareans

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) on Tuesday announced a $16 million investment to renovate and remodel Wharton Hall on the DSCYF campus.




FREE 2022 Delaware Building Bridges Virtual Conference

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Register today for the prevention-focused, resilience-building 2022 Delaware Building Bridges Virtual Conference. Space is filling fast, so register for your spot! Hosted by the Delaware Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS) and Delaware Afterschool Network (DEAN), this free annual conference will run April 27 and April 28 with full days […]




Stakeholders Unveil New Child Abuse Prevention Month Campaign

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

WILMINGTON – Child abuse is your issue. That’s the key message from the 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month awareness campaign debuting this April. A collaboration of the Child Protection Accountability Commission’s Training Committee, this multi-faceted campaign seeks to raise awareness on social media and utilize DART bus shelters, state agency buildings, the Christiana Mall and […]




Take Care Delaware to Launch Statewide

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2022

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Children’s Department (DSCYF) has announced that it plans to launch the trauma-informed initiative Take Care Delaware statewide in 2022. Take Care Delaware is an innovative trauma-informed program that promotes school and community partnerships, such as law enforcement and mental health providers, to help children exposed to trauma receive support so they […]