Delaware’s Division of Developmental Disabilities Services Announces Easterseals as New Provider for Self-Directed Care

DOVER (Oct. 13, 2021) –The Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) announced today that Easterseals of Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore will become the Division’s new “Agency with Choice” Provider, providing self-directed services to ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia mensuales el 29 de septiembre para todos los hogares de SNAP, TANF elegible

NEW CASTLE (22 de Septiembre de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Septiembre a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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Delaware Receives $10.8 Million to Improve Access to Affordable Health Coverage through Reinsurance Program

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 7, 2021) – The Biden Administration has awarded Delaware $10,831,203 through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage through its section 1332 state-based ....

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Nominations Open for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards; Submission Deadline is Sept. 27

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 7, 2021) – Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. These awards recognize the important contributions made ....

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Del. to Issue Emergency Benefits for July to All SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households

NEW CASTLE (July 27, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for July to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits ....

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Division for the Visually Impaired Hosts ‘Blind & Socially Savvy’ Transition Program Event at Delaware State University

NEW CASTLE (July 7, 2021) – The Division for the Visually Impaired’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services hosted “Blind and Socially Savvy,” a weeklong, overnight transition event from June 28 through July 2, 2021, at Delaware State ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Junio para hogares elegibles de SNAP, TANF y de asistencia general

NEW CASTLE (22 de Junio de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Junio a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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Governor, DHSS Offer Providers Second Round of COVID-19 Support through Health Care Relief Fund

NEW CASTLE (June 16, 2021) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Tuesday announced a second round of funding through the Health Care Relief Fund to support ....

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DHSS’ Division for the Visually Impaired, Georgetown Library Expand Access to Assistive Technology in Sussex County

NEW CASTLE (May 12, 2021) – Georgetown Public Library and the Division for the Visually Impaired (DVI) have established a cooperative partnership designed to increase access to assistive technology training and support to the blind ....

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Delaware’s Pandemic EBT Program Expands to Include Children Younger Than 6 Whose Families Receive SNAP Benefits

Eligible SNAP Households Will Receive Additional Food Assistance for Those Children NEW CASTLE (May 3, 2021) – Delaware families receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will get additional food assistance through the Pandemic ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril para hogares elegibles de SNAP, TANF y de asistencia general

NEW CASTLE (27 de Abril de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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State Releases First Health Care Benchmark Trend Report for 2019

Latest Step in Effort to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (April 1, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the state’s first Benchmark Trend Report ....

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DHSS Updates Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (March 26, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has updated its guidance to Delaware’s long-term care facilities following recent federal recommendations that allow for expanded indoor visitation during the ....

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DHSS Tests Using Paratransit to Help Bring COVID-19 Vaccine to Vulnerable Delawareans

NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began a test mobile vaccination effort on March 5 in western Sussex County by partnering with the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) ....

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Delaware Surpasses 100,000 Downloads of COVID Alert DE, the State’s Exposure Notification App

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 23, 2021) – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) announced that COVID Alert DE has been downloaded ....

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