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


COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long Kicks Off Lt. Governor’s Challenge

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018

  DOVER, Del. (Oct. 25, 2018) — In her latest efforts to help build a stronger and healthier Delaware, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long kicked off the annual Lt. Governor’s Challenge on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at DE TURF in Frederica, Delaware. The Lt. Governor’s Challenge is an ongoing opportunity for Delawareans to embrace […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Making Delaware a Trauma-Informed State

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Order will mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences, build resilience WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #24 making Delaware a trauma-informed state. This Order provides direction for the Family Services Cabinet Council to help mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and build resilience in children, adults and communities. […]




Delaware Receives $9M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health Supports in Schools

Department of Education | 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: Monday, September 24, 2018

Grant funds Project DelAWARE, a new partnership between the State of Delaware and three school districts WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware has won a $9 million federal grant to expand school mental health supports. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant will fund Project DelAWARE, a […]







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


COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long Kicks Off Lt. Governor’s Challenge

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018

  DOVER, Del. (Oct. 25, 2018) — In her latest efforts to help build a stronger and healthier Delaware, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long kicked off the annual Lt. Governor’s Challenge on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at DE TURF in Frederica, Delaware. The Lt. Governor’s Challenge is an ongoing opportunity for Delawareans to embrace […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Making Delaware a Trauma-Informed State

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Order will mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences, build resilience WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #24 making Delaware a trauma-informed state. This Order provides direction for the Family Services Cabinet Council to help mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and build resilience in children, adults and communities. […]




Delaware Receives $9M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health Supports in Schools

Department of Education | 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: Monday, September 24, 2018

Grant funds Project DelAWARE, a new partnership between the State of Delaware and three school districts WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware has won a $9 million federal grant to expand school mental health supports. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant will fund Project DelAWARE, a […]