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400 N. Broad St
Middletown, DE, 19709

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Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
Sat & Sun Closed

Phone number
302-376-4399

Why We Do What We Do

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Independent Living Resources

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External Resources

Directory of Human Services (2017 Edition)

External Delaware Statewide Resource Guide

Support Services Resource Guide (UPDATED 2017)

 

NCIL Projects:

Federal Agencies, Disability Organizations, and General Resources

Diversity and Inclusion

Youth with Disabilities

Veterans with Disabilities

Seniors with Disabilities

Parenting and Disability

Housing

Housing for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

The State of Housing in the First State 2019

 

Housing Alliance Delaware

Go Here

Ending Homelessness in Delaware

Read Here

 

Delaware Housing Search

https://delawarehousingsearch.org/

 

National Homelessness

https://nationalhomeless.org/

 

Read Current Status Report Here

 

Project Know

https://www.projectknow.com/sober-living/

 

NAMI Secure Housing

https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Individuals-with-Mental-Illness/Finding-Stable-Housing

 

  1. S. Census Housing Stock

https://www.census.gov/topics/housing.html

 

HUD Housing Data

https://www.hud.gov/library/bookshelf03

 

Disability Statics, Cornell

https://www.disabilitystatistics.org/

 

Help With Home Repairs

 

USDA Rural Development 504 Loan

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/single-family-housing-repair-loans-grants

 

Neighborhood House, Inc.

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/neighborhood_house_assistance_.html

 

Habitat for Humanity

https://www.habitatncc.org/

 

Lutheran Community Services Home Repair

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/delaware_lutheran_community_se.html

 

City of Newark, Planning Department, Home Improvement Loan Programs

https://newarkde.gov/285/Housing-Assistance-Programs

 

HUD Apartment Search and Section 8 Voucher Program

Go Here

 

HUD Home Repairs Program

https://www.hud.gov/states/delaware/homeownership/homerepairs

 

Newark Senior Center Home Repair Program

https://newarkseniorcenter.com/home-repair-programs/

 

Security Deposit and Utility Assistance

 

Catholic Charities Basic Needs Assistance Programs

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/delaware_catholic_charities_as.html

 

First State Community Action

https://www.shelterlistings.org/details/26408

 

Lutheran Community Services

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/delaware_lutheran_community_se.html

 

FAITH Center

http://www.lcsde.org/faithcenter.php

 

Salvation Army

https://pa.salvationarmy.org/delaware-command

 

West End Neighborhood House

http://www.westendnh.org/

 

St. Vincent De Paul

https://www.svdpusa.org/Assistance-Services

 

Whatcoat Emergency Services

http://peoplesplace2.com/programs-services/whatcoat-social-services/

 

Friendship House

https://www.friendshiphousede.org/delaware-homeless/our-programs/

 

Re-Entry Delaware

 

Sojourners Place Re-Entry/Residential

https://www.sojournersplace.org/re-entry-services.html

 

Project New Start

https://www.project-new-start.org/

 

Delaware Re-Entry Consortium

https://www.guidestar.org/profile/74-3192378

 

Community Reintegration Services Program

Here

 

Connections CSP

https://connectionscsp.org/

 

First State Community Action

https://www.firststatecaa.org/

 

Non-profit Resources

Family Shade

http://www.familyshade.org

 

Expanding Options

https://expandingoptions.org

 

Christopher Reeve Foundation

https://www.christopherreeve.org/

 

Center for Disabilities Studies, University of Delaware

https://www.cds.udel.edu/

COVID-19 & State Policies, including Medicaid

ACL: COVID-19 RESOURCES 

CMS: Coverage and Benefits Related to COVID-19/Medicaid and CHIP

CMS: COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facility Guidance

CMS: Medicaid Telehealth

Kaiser Family Foundation: State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus

Kaiser Family Foundation: Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker
Kaiser Family Foundation: How Can Medicaid Enhance State Capacity to Respond to COVID-19?
National Academy for State Health Policy: States Use Federal Waivers to Expand Health Care Resources to Confront COVID-19

National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services: List of Resources (includes State Specific Info)

National Health Law Program: Overview of the Medicaid-Related Provisions of the Coronavirus Response Packages

National Health Law Program: COVID-19 Changes to HCBS Using Appendix K:  Approval Trends

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – www.RWJF.org

Independent Living Organizations
Independent Living USA (ILUSA) – http://www.ilusa.com/ 
The Independent Living Institute – https://www.independentliving.org/ 
Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) – http://www.ilru.org/ 
National Council of Independent Living (NCIL) – https://www.ncil.org/
Communication Access
National Association of the Deaf

https://www.nad.org/resources/technology/captioning-for-access/communication-access-realtime-translation/

 

Use Google Live Transcribe through a mobile phone.  Check to see if a person has a mobile phone. If yes, is it okay with the person to use text messages?

Google Live Transcribe: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/4/18209546/google-live-transcribe-sound-amplifier-accessibility-android-deaf-hard-hearing .

 

If a person(s) prefers to have a live sign language interpreter(s)

http://www.allreadyde.org/helpful-tools-tips/

 

Text to 911 Video

https://livestream.com/StateofDelaware/Text-to-911

 

Americans with Disabilities Act

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americans_with_Disabilities_Act_of_1990

 

Olmstead Supreme Court Decision

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olmstead_v._United_States

 

The Rehabilitation Act – Accessibility Online

https://www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/session/?1d-110726

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

https://www.section508.gov/manage/laws-and-policies

Financial and Domestic Abuse Victims Resources
Victim Resources Click Here
Federal Resources

Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19:

https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

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Coronavirus.gov

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Disaster Response Website

Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control: People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness
Centers for Disease Control: ASL Videos on COVID-19
Administration for Community Living (ACL): COVID-19 Webpage
ACL: Q&A for Older Adults and People with Chronic Health Conditions
National Institutes of Health
IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

The U.S. Access Board – www.access-board.gov

U.S. Department of Labor – https://www.dol.gov/

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – https://www.dhs.gov/

Office of Disability Integration & Coordination – https://www.ODIC.gov

U.S. Government Accountability Office – https://www.gao.gov

 

Disability Specific Organizations

Autism Delaware – http://delautism.org/ 

Delaware Disabilities Law Program – http://www.declasi.org/disabilities-law-program/ 

Disability Resources, Delaware – http://www.disabilityresources.org/DELAWARE.html 

The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware – http://dsadelaware.org/ 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – http://www.lls.org/ 

The Mental Health Association in Delaware – http://www.mhainde.org/wp/ 

The National Alliance for the Mentally Illness in Delaware (NAMI) – http://www.namidelaware.org/ 

The Bridge Clinics- Mental Health & Addiction Resource

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society –https://www.nationalmssociety.org  

Brain Injury Association of Delaware – www.BIAD.org

Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware – www.efde.org

United Cerebral Palsy – www.ucp.org

Sexual Assault Network of Delaware – SAND@contactlifeline.org

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center –https://www.adainfo.org/

Pacific ADA Center – www.adapacific.org

National Disability Rights Network – www.NDRN.org

State Agencies

Delaware General Assembly – https://delaware.gov/ 

Delaware Attorney General – http://legis.delaware.gov

Delaware Health and Social Services – http://www.dhss.delaware.gov

The State Council For Persons with Disabilities – https://www.scpd.delaware.gov

GOVERNOR’S ADVISORY COUNCIL
FOR EXCEPTIONAL CITIZENS

https://www.gacec.delaware.gov/

Delaware Insurance Department – https://insurance.delaware.gov/ 

Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles – https://www.dmv.de.gov

Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs – https://veteransaffairs.delaware.gov/ 

DART First State (DART) – https://www.dartfirststate.com/ 

Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health – http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dsamh/ 

Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – https://dvr.gov

Delaware Division for the Visually Impaired – https://delaware.gov/

The Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council – https://www.ddc.delaware.gov/

National Agencies
Administration for Community Living – https://acl.gov/

ADA Home Page – www.ada.gov

National Council on Disability –https://www.NCD.gov

Alzheimer’s Association – https://alz.org/

Center for Public Representation – https://www.centerforpublicrep.org/

The Forum: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – theforum@hsph.harvard.edu

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services –  https://www.HHS.gov

U.S. Department of Justice

https://www.doj.gov/

White House –https://www.whitehouse.gov/

US House of Representatives –https://www.house.gov/

US.Senate – https://www.senate.gov/

Health Care –https://www.healthcare.gov/

Ticket to Work – https://yourtickettowork.ssa.gov/

 

 

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