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Child Abuse Reporting Options Expand in Delaware

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 21, 2019

New reporting portal allows reports of child abuse to be received via mobile & other devices




Disability Mentoring Day Provides Career-Building Experiences for Delaware Students

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 14, 2019) – Nearly two dozen students with disabilities, including clients of the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Division for the Visually Impaired, will participate in career-building experiences during the University of Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at various locations in […]




Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services Honored with Two National Awards

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

For Immediate Release                                                                                     Contact: Joseph Smack Wednesday, August 14, 2019                                                                    (302) 633-2501 or 893-8930 (m) Joseph.smack@delaware.gov   Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services Honored with Two National Awards  Stevenson House Detention Center recognized for reducing confinement & Ferris School best group performance in Kids Got Talent contest  Wilmington – The […]




State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]







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


Child Abuse Reporting Options Expand in Delaware

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 21, 2019

New reporting portal allows reports of child abuse to be received via mobile & other devices




Disability Mentoring Day Provides Career-Building Experiences for Delaware Students

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 14, 2019) – Nearly two dozen students with disabilities, including clients of the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Division for the Visually Impaired, will participate in career-building experiences during the University of Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at various locations in […]




Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services Honored with Two National Awards

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

For Immediate Release                                                                                     Contact: Joseph Smack Wednesday, August 14, 2019                                                                    (302) 633-2501 or 893-8930 (m) Joseph.smack@delaware.gov   Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services Honored with Two National Awards  Stevenson House Detention Center recognized for reducing confinement & Ferris School best group performance in Kids Got Talent contest  Wilmington – The […]




State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]