Delaware Guidance Services - About Us - History
About Us
History
Founded in 1952 by the Junior League of Wilmington, Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc. (DGS) has grown from a one-psychiatrist operation in loaned space, to the largest single not-for-profit provider of comprehensive psychiatric services for children and their families in Delaware with a staff of 200, a budget of $12M, and five locations statewide.

As we look to the future, we will strive to make our services more accessible by increasing our outreach into the community and forming new partnerships with other organizations. With the expansion of research on the brain and mental health issues, new and more effective treatments are being developed.  DGS stands committed to keeping abreast of these new treatments and utilizing a best practice approach to making them available to our clients.

The Right Help at the Right Time
Privacy Policy

Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc. (DGS) is committed to protecting the privacy of its on-line guests. The DGS website was developed to provide information regarding our programs and services as well as our fundraising activities and employment opportunities. Personal information collected will be used only by DGS for the purposes outlined and will not be shared with outside organizations. DGS is not responsible for personal information collected from organizations with links to our site. It is the responsibility of the user to review the privacy policies of such organizations.

Credit card donations made on-line to DGS are tax deductible and therefore not refundable.
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