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 Health and Social Services
May 10, 2023 3:00pm
May 24th, 2023 6:00pm

Delaware Health and Social Services, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) is hosting additional virtual information sessions to provide updates on the new Medicaid Pediatric Respite Service.

Learn more including how to register.

Hosted By: Delaware Family Voices at 11AM EST
on April 11, May 9, June 13, and August 8

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.

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


Head over to our calendar of upcoming events, by going to the Parent Informaton Center “Events” page: PIC of Delaware | Events – PIC of Delaware Or stay connected on social media by following @Picofdel on Instagram and Facebook at Parent Information Center of Delaware.

More Events & Activities

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