Due to a recent change in federal law passed in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, this will be the final emergency benefits payment as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Emergency benefits paid as part of two cash assistance programs – Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA) – will continue until the end of the federal Public Health Emergency in May.
NEW CASTLE (Jan. 8, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik today announced five leadership changes for the organization involving four divisions and one of the Department’s Deputy Secretary positions. The changes: Sarah Noonan Davis, who has served in leadership roles at the University of Delaware and Westside Family Healthcare, […]
Starting in July, households can use SNAP benefits to order eligible foods from three retailers NEW CASTLE (June 17, 2020) – The Division of Social Services has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide households with access to purchase food online using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Beginning in […]
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker will leave her current role as the head of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) this summer to join Nemours’ National Office of Policy and Prevention in Washington, D.C. Dr. Walker, who has served as Secretary of the […]
Report Is Latest Step in Effort to Analyze Cost and Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (June 4, 2020) – The Delaware Health Care Commission (DHCC) has released preliminary data on health-care spending in the state in calendar year 2018, the latest step in the state’s effort to reduce health care spending and improve quality […]