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


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 […]




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Announces Statewide Partnership at Trauma Awareness Month Kickoff

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

First Lady also announces first Compassionate Champion Award winners   DOVER, Del. – At a kickoff event for Trauma Awareness Month in Delaware, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney today announced the launch of a new, growing statewide partnership for trauma-informed care to help elevate stories of the work of leaders in trauma-informed practices and approaches across the state called Trauma Informed Delaware. The […]




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 […]







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


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 […]




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Announces Statewide Partnership at Trauma Awareness Month Kickoff

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

First Lady also announces first Compassionate Champion Award winners   DOVER, Del. – At a kickoff event for Trauma Awareness Month in Delaware, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney today announced the launch of a new, growing statewide partnership for trauma-informed care to help elevate stories of the work of leaders in trauma-informed practices and approaches across the state called Trauma Informed Delaware. The […]




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 […]