Look here for information on adoption, foster care, and organizations who respond to child abuse, neglect and other situations that can cause children to be troubled. Services offered by these organizations may include support services, training, parent education, as well as shelters and many other programs and services.
If you need further information, try searching the Family SHADE database or calling Family SHADE at 1-855-755-7423.
For the domestic violence crisis hotline call: 302-762-6110.
A Better Chance for our Children
adoption and foster care placements and services for children in Delaware with special needs
programs and services for children who are troubled, dependent, neglected or abused
Children and Families First
referral database for childcare and respite, protective services, mental health counseling
crisis hotline and sexual assault counseling
Division of Family Services (DFS)
state agency provideing assistance with foster care and supportive services
Dover Airforce Base (DAFB): Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
support and resources for Air Force families of children with special needs
Educational Surrogate Parent Program
representation in the educational process for children with disabilities who are in foster care
People’s Place SAFE Program
shelter, family therapy, case management and transition services