NEW CASTLE (January 10, 2019) – More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2019 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Thursday, January 31, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families and professionals for […]
New ABLE Investment Accounts Similar to Popular College Savings Plans DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Treasurer Ken Simpler announced today that Delaware will join a multi-state consortium known as the National ABLE Alliance to establish an “Achieving a Better Life Experience” program. The decision to join the Alliance was approved by the State’s Plans Management […]
State Gets Final Federal Approval of Transition Plan for Compliance with Home and Community-Based Services Rule
NEW CASTLE (Oct. 19, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given final approval to Delaware’s Statewide Transition Plan for complying with the federal Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) final rule. The rule defines home and community-based settings for participants in Medicaid HCBS programs. The Statewide Transition Plan, submitted by DHSS’ […]
Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day to Provide Career-Building Experiences for 56 Students with Disabilities on Oct. 17; 39 Employers in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties Participating
NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day to Provide Career-Building Experiences for 56 Students with Disabilities on Oct. 17; 39 Employers in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties Participating NEW CASTLE (Oct. 17, 2016) – Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day continues to grow, this year with a record […]
At the annual Division of Public Health (DPH) flu immunization clinic at the New Castle Farmers Market, Governor Jack Markell urged Delawareans age six months and older to get their annual flu vaccination as early as possible. Then he pushed up his sleeve to receive his own flu shot.