Strength And Opportunities

A.N.D. Executive Director Testifies at JFC Hearing on FY 2022 Budget for the DDDS and DSAMH

February 25, 2021

Executive Director of the Ability Network of Delaware Thomas Cook testified at the Joint Finance Committee Hearing on February 25, 2021. He shared his thoughts on Governor Carney’s recommended budget for FY 2022 for the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. Read his full Division of Developmental […]

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Delaware’s Impending Workforce Shortage: Why Fully Funding Services for I/DD Is Good for Everybody

February 2, 2021

Delaware faces a workforce crisis in an industry that serves thousands of our most vulnerable citizens: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The solution is to recognize the costs of providing quality care to people with I/DD by fully funding these critical services to keep the workforce above the minimum wage level. Learn more […]

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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 […]

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