DGS is a 2020 Delaware Compassionate Champion award recipient! We are so proud to be recognized for our dedication and determination to serve children, youth, and families using a trauma-informed approach.
Through this initiative, families can call Delaware 211 and press 4 to get connected to resources to help them better support the educational development of their children.
A new initiative by the Department of Education (Project THRIVE) to provide support for children who have been traumatized. Support provided through licensed therapists in the community, experienced in trauma informed practice, at no charge to families.
The 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge, powered by United Way of Delaware (UWDE) and YWCA Delaware (YWCA), is your chance to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership, by joining thousands of other Delawareans in a 21-day journey of self-discovery that you complete online, wherever you are comfortable.
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing one additional fatality related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.
State representatives make special visit to Frederick Douglass Elementary to introduce House Bill 100.
When meltdowns, testing limits, throwing things, hitting, and shoving begin to make life impossible, it’s time for an intervention.
The main goals are to teach coping mechanisms and reduce stress.
DGS received a grant from the Gannett Foundation. Funds to be used to provide incentives, rewards, and enrichment activities for the disadvantaged children in our care.
Friendships are an important part of life and a must-have for protecting our mental health. They boost happiness, reduce stress, improve self-confidence and self-worth, and help us cope with traumas.
Patty McCoy and Gigi Slattery, Holly Ball chairmen, recently presented our Executive Director Jill Rogers with a $20,000 contribution at the 2017 Holly Ball.