Sister Agencies and Affiliations
Serves New Castle County
Develops private-sector funding, fundraising events and volunteer resources to assist statewide Meals on Wheels programs.
Serves Kent County
Serves Western Sussex County
Caring.com exists to help family caregivers make better decisions, save time and money and feel less alone.
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia have physical and psychological effects that can make it difficult for seniors to maintain their independence. If you have a loved one with one of these diseases, it’s important to understand the changes that can occur.
Having dementia puts older adults at risk of several types of crises, including wandering, increased aggression, hallucinations and depression. This guide covers the most common crisis situations and offers tips for preventing them. It also explains what to do if one of these crises occurs and provides some resources to help you navigate the complexities of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
DANA's mission is to increase the effectiveness of Delaware's nonprofit organizations by advocating on issues of broad common interest to the nonprofit sector, creating educational programs specifically designed for nonprofits that are exceptional, applicable and affordable, providing accurate information on all aspects of the nonprofit sector, its management and governance practices, and keeping our members informed of emerging trends.DANA - Delaware Association for Non-Profit Agencies
DAVA is a statewide, professional network of salaried and non-salaried managers of volunteers. Members enjoy workshop on current issues in volunteer management, a newsletter, mentor/mentee opportunities, and annual conference and an annual award for volunteer excellence.
Services and Programs for the Aging Population include (in part) Adult Day Services, Caregiver Support, Employment Training and Education, Housing Options, In-Home Services/Personal Care, Legal Assistance, Medical Assistance, Nutrition and Transportation.
Connecting people with nonprofit information since 1994, GuideStar offers basic, in-depth, and customized data services on more than 1 million U.S. nonprofits. Visit this site to view our 990.
The Lewes Delaware Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. Serving the local southern Delaware local community.
The Meals On Wheels Association of America represents executive directors, Registered or Licensed Dieticians, volunteer coordinators and nutrition directors at Meals On Wheels and congregate programs nationwide. Their mission is to provide visionary leadership and professional training, and to develop partnerships that will ensure the provision of quality nutrition services.
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce is the largest local chamber in the State of Delaware. Their full time, year round office works to organize programs that benefit local member businesses, the overall community and the visitor. In addition, they answer thousands of mail and telephone inquiries about the resort area, and act as a referral service for member businesses.
Volunteer 55+ provides opportunities for people age 55 and older to apply their life experience to meeting community needs. The volunteers are recruited for volunteer positions with community non-profit organizations and serve in the areas of health and human services, education, environment and public safety.
For more than half a century, United Way of Delaware has fulfilled this integral role concerning the well-being of our state. United Way of Delaware has developed a reputation for strategic fundraising that maximizes resources and directs them to effective programs designed to alleviate Delaware's most pressing human service issues.
Volunteer Delaware is part of 1-800-Volunteer.org, which is a service of the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network. This organization is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to engaging more people and resources more effectively in volunteer service to help solve serious social problems. They help to reduce administrative burdens which allows us to devote ourselves more efficiently to meeting the needs of our local community by recruiting, placing and enhancing the experience of local volunteers.