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


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

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Featured Posts | 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 […]




Guidance on Childcare Centers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Email from Governor John Carney:   This is an uncertain time, and Delawareans have understandable questions about the potential impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on their families and communities.   We’ve repeatedly heard versions of this question:  Why would the state close schools, but recommend that childcare centers remain open?   The current guidance from the Delaware Division of […]




Delaware Issues Guidance for Child Care Providers on Coronavirus

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020

SMYRNA (March 14, 2020) – The State of Delaware issued guidance today to assist non-public school child care facilities with their response to the global outbreak of respiratory coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). Based on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Delaware Division of Public Health does not recommend closing non-public school […]




Governor Carney Announces Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) Public Meetings

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Agriculture | Department of Education | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of State | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, March 6, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday announced the State of Delaware will host Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) public meetings in each county as part of an ongoing review of state regulations. Governor Carney and members of his cabinet will host the meetings, and accept public comment on ways to improve state government […]







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


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

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Featured Posts | 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 […]




Guidance on Childcare Centers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Email from Governor John Carney:   This is an uncertain time, and Delawareans have understandable questions about the potential impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on their families and communities.   We’ve repeatedly heard versions of this question:  Why would the state close schools, but recommend that childcare centers remain open?   The current guidance from the Delaware Division of […]




Delaware Issues Guidance for Child Care Providers on Coronavirus

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020

SMYRNA (March 14, 2020) – The State of Delaware issued guidance today to assist non-public school child care facilities with their response to the global outbreak of respiratory coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). Based on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Delaware Division of Public Health does not recommend closing non-public school […]




Governor Carney Announces Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) Public Meetings

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Agriculture | Department of Education | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of State | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, March 6, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday announced the State of Delaware will host Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) public meetings in each county as part of an ongoing review of state regulations. Governor Carney and members of his cabinet will host the meetings, and accept public comment on ways to improve state government […]