Gov. Carney to Sign the McNesby Act Sept. 4, 2018Informing & Connecting

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Gov. Carney to Present FY 2020 Budget Recommendations to the Delaware General Assembly

January, 4 2019

In January 2019, Gov. Carney will present budget recommendations to the Delaware General Assembly. Advocates have asked him to include full funding for the McNesby Act to support Direct Support Professionals (DSPs): Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) serving some of the most vulnerable citizens in Delaware need the additional pay. Funding for this pay will become […]

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The Truth About Homelessness in Delaware

January, 3 2019

A Direct Support Professional (DSP) who cares for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Delaware makes $11.50/hour on average. To afford a 2-bedroom apartment, they need to work 76.5 hours per week. This is why it is so important to fully fund the I/DD system in Delaware Learn more about the cost of low-income […]

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