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  Category: Department of Correction


DHSS Marks Milestone of 100,000 Referrals for Substance Use, Mental Health Services

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2022

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 4, 2022) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Substance Use and Mental Health (DSAMH) has surpassed a milestone of 100,000 referrals through its Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN), a system for Delawareans seeking substance use and mental health services. Delaware is the first state to make […]




Statewide Family Reentry Pilot Program Launched

Delaware State Housing Authority | Department of Correction | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

DOVER – Delaware’s five public housing authorities (PHAs), the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) and the Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) today launched the Delaware Family Reentry Pilot (FRP) Program, a statewide initiative to give individuals recently released from incarceration the opportunity to access safe and stable housing by reuniting with their families who live […]




Delaware Correctional Officers and Inmates Contribute to Delaware’s COVID-19 Response

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA, Del. – This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First State’s COVID-19 response. These skilled inmate workers normally cut and sew material from large rolls of red and […]




Marking Delaware’s Progress Improving Reentry Services

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

Governor John Carney on Monday joined state leaders at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington to review progress on improving reentry services for offenders and to announce more than $1 million in grants to support Delaware’s reentry initiatives.




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 […]







  Category: Department of Correction


DHSS Marks Milestone of 100,000 Referrals for Substance Use, Mental Health Services

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2022

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 4, 2022) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Substance Use and Mental Health (DSAMH) has surpassed a milestone of 100,000 referrals through its Delaware Treatment and Referral Network (DTRN), a system for Delawareans seeking substance use and mental health services. Delaware is the first state to make […]




Statewide Family Reentry Pilot Program Launched

Delaware State Housing Authority | Department of Correction | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

DOVER – Delaware’s five public housing authorities (PHAs), the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) and the Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) today launched the Delaware Family Reentry Pilot (FRP) Program, a statewide initiative to give individuals recently released from incarceration the opportunity to access safe and stable housing by reuniting with their families who live […]




Delaware Correctional Officers and Inmates Contribute to Delaware’s COVID-19 Response

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

SMYRNA, Del. – This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First State’s COVID-19 response. These skilled inmate workers normally cut and sew material from large rolls of red and […]




Marking Delaware’s Progress Improving Reentry Services

Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

Governor John Carney on Monday joined state leaders at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington to review progress on improving reentry services for offenders and to announce more than $1 million in grants to support Delaware’s reentry initiatives.




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 […]