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


DSCYF Highlights Suicide Prevention Resources, Project SAFETY Success

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month WILMINGTON – In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. “COVID-19 has magnified the many stressors families grapple with daily, from financial stress […]




National Governors Association Chooses Delaware to Participate in Adverse Childhood Experiences Learning Collaborative

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware was one of four states chosen by the National Governors Association to participate in a learning collaborative focused on recognizing and responding to adverse childhood experiences. The State of Delaware will join teams from Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming in the Improving Well-being and Success of […]




K-5 Family Crisis Therapists Engage Families, Children This Summer

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – Despite COVID-19, Family Crisis Therapists with the Delaware Children’s Department have continued to engage families with targeted early intervention programming to further social and development skills this summer. The K-5 Family Crisis Therapists (FCTs), through the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, work in elementary schools across our state helping children and […]




Governor Carney Signs Order to Designate Emergency Child Care Sites for Essential Personnel

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

State buildings, essential businesses to screen workers, visitors WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as emergency child care sites in an effort to assist essential personnel during the coronavirus crisis. Read the full […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Child Care

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Order will allow flexibility to provide child care options for Delaware families, health care workers WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #38, which will allow the State of Delaware and providers flexibility to provide child care options for Delaware families and health care workers due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Read […]







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


DSCYF Highlights Suicide Prevention Resources, Project SAFETY Success

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month WILMINGTON – In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. “COVID-19 has magnified the many stressors families grapple with daily, from financial stress […]




National Governors Association Chooses Delaware to Participate in Adverse Childhood Experiences Learning Collaborative

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware was one of four states chosen by the National Governors Association to participate in a learning collaborative focused on recognizing and responding to adverse childhood experiences. The State of Delaware will join teams from Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming in the Improving Well-being and Success of […]




K-5 Family Crisis Therapists Engage Families, Children This Summer

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – Despite COVID-19, Family Crisis Therapists with the Delaware Children’s Department have continued to engage families with targeted early intervention programming to further social and development skills this summer. The K-5 Family Crisis Therapists (FCTs), through the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, work in elementary schools across our state helping children and […]




Governor Carney Signs Order to Designate Emergency Child Care Sites for Essential Personnel

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

State buildings, essential businesses to screen workers, visitors WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as emergency child care sites in an effort to assist essential personnel during the coronavirus crisis. Read the full […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Child Care

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Order will allow flexibility to provide child care options for Delaware families, health care workers WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #38, which will allow the State of Delaware and providers flexibility to provide child care options for Delaware families and health care workers due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Read […]