Discover the power of community resources in enhancing early childhood development. Explore local programs, services, and organizations that can support families and young children in their journey.
Delaware State Service Center Kinship Care Program provides assistance for relative caregivers during the 180-day transition period when a child first moves into the non-parent caregiver’s home.
The Division of Social Services may provide a child care subsidy for families with children to enable the caretaker to hold a job, obtain training, or meet special needs of the parent or child.
Information on programs that provide healthy food to children including the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.
Delaware’s Child Protection Accountability Commission ("CPAC" or "the Commission") was created to improve Delaware’s child protection system following the tragic death of a four year old boy named Bryan Martin.
The Division of Child Support Services provides information on the purpose of child support, how and where to apply for services, the types of services offered, enforcement measures, and frequently asked questions.
The Division of Medicaid & Medical Assistance provides Medicaid coverage to severely disabled children who do not qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or other Medicaid qualifying programs because of their parents’ income and/or resources.
The Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance provides resources for families of children with medical complexity.
The Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs works to improve the wellbeing of children with special health needs.
Providing one central resource for access to health and human service organizations that offer the support to make a difference.
Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI) raises awareness of assistive technology through community events and offers training to people with disabilities, families and professionals.
From babies to the community, health is connected. DE Thrives helps you make healthy choices. We can link you to resources, programs, and social networks for life’s stages.
Division for the Visually Impaired provides support to empower and foster independence for Delawareans with visual impairments.
Delaware offers child care assistance options to families who are deemed eligible or who meet program requirements.
The Office of Child Care Licensing investigates complaints about possible violations of licensing rules by childcare facilities.
This guide is designed to help families find information on childcare and early learning as well as determine a child’s next steps in education, finding neighborhood schools, and meet any transportation need.
The Division of Public Health provides information on protecting your children against disease by having them vaccinated.
Providing information from the Center for Parent Information & Resources on assistance for babies and toddlers with intellectual disabilities.
The Committee on Dispositional Guidelines for Juveniles is responsible for developing guidelines for use in determining dispositions of juvenile offenders.
This site helps you make a more informed choice of Childcare Provider by showing program information and the number of non-compliances and substantiated complaints for the past five years.
The Delaware Healthy Children Program is a low-cost health insurance program for Delaware’s uninsured children.
The Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services provides a statewide range of voluntary mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services for children and youth.
NCPMI extends and deepens the work of numerous faculty members and research scholars from multiple institutions who have contributed to the development of the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children.
Nemours offers specialty care, urgent care, primary care, and urgent care video visits for children.
A program which provides visits to families in their homes to support pregnant mothers and children from birth through kindergarten.
A national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
Delaware’s Children with Medical Complexity Advisory Committee (CMCAC) provides resources for families and providers involved in the care of children with medical complexity.
The Delaware Department of Justice Family Division provides information on mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect.
Ferris School is a secure care, ACA-accredited treatment facility providing services for up to 72 court committed males, ages 13 to 18.
Grace Cottage is a Level IV staff secured residential program focusing on the unique treatment needs of adolescent females in a safe, gender-sensitive environment.
The New Castle County Detention Center is a 64 bed lock-secure facility serving pre-adjudicated males and females under the age of 18 years old.
Snowden Cottage is a Level IV staff secured residential treatment program designed to address the needs of adjudicated male adolescents and assist them in making a successful transition to the community.
The William Marion Stevenson House Detention Center is a lock-secure facility staffed for 55 pre-adjudicated male and female youth under the age of 18 years old.
The Delaware Department of Justice Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program alleviates some of the financial burdens faced by victims, those that are directly related to the specific offense, by providing compensation for certain losses.
Supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every child who has experienced abuse or neglect can be safe, have a permanent home, and the opportunity to thrive.
The Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services is the lead juvenile justice agency serving youth ordered to our care through the judicial system.
When you’re ready, you will be redirected to the official Ages & Stages website to complete the questionnaire.
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“I am completing both the ASQ-3TM and ASQ:SE-2TM questionnaires.”
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