Strength And Opportunities

BREAKING NEWS: McNesby Act will be fully funded this year!

July 25, 2022

The Ability Network of Delaware (A.N.D.) thanks the members of the General Assembly and Governor Carney for fully funding the McNesby Act, which was passed in 2018. The state’s FY 2023 budget increases funding for I/DD services by $16.4 million, which will draw down another $27.5 million in Medicaid matching funds. This funding is on […]


Ability Network of Delaware’s Response to Governor Carney’s Proposed FY 2023 State Budget – Delaware’s Human Services Need to Be a Higher Priority

January 27, 2022

Governor John Carney presented his Fiscal Year 2023 budget recommendations to the General Assembly and the state’s citizens on January 27th. A.N.D.’s Executive Director Thomas Cook responded with a press release that requests increased funding of I/DD and SUD services. Cook also noted that more work needs to be done to rebuild the human services […]


Member Spotlight

A.N.D. member KenCrest is making their response to the COVID-19 pandemic a top priority in order to keep the 215 staff members and 75 people they support in group homes safe and healthy. In Delaware, several direct support professionals (DSPs) from the agency, which supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in community residential homes […]