Family SHADE

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What is Family SHADE?

Connecting Children with Special Healthcare Needs with Community Resources.

Family SHADE, the Family Support and Healthcare Alliance Delaware: A community dedicated to supporting families of children with disabilities and chronic medical conditions.

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Upcoming Events


Hosted By: Delaware Family Voices at 11AM EST
Date: November 14th.

A forum where parents/caregivers have the opportunity to ask questions and/or discuss issues they are having with their Medicaid MCO (Highmark Health Options or AmeriHealth Caritas). During the call MCO’s and Medicaid representatives, along with other partner organizations can help problem solve with you.

MCO call offered in English and Spanish language.

For more information or to get registered head to our Events and Activities page!

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Explore this extensive, searchable database of Delaware resources for CYSHCN and their families.

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What’s New

Family SHADE Mini-Grantees Showcase
On September 26, the Parent Information Center of Delaware (PIC), in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), showcased the statewide Family SHADE Mini-Grant Program recipients for 2023.

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Mini-grant applications for 2023 are now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2023 Family SHADE mini-grantees!