family & community
born learning trails
Found at several locations throughout the county, Born Learning Trails offer ten activity stations with serve and return activities for parents, grandparents, caregivers and children birth to 5!
delaware speech & hearing center
Stop by for fun with a speech-language pathologist! Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Whether you are curious about a screening, looking to participate in a playgroup, or interested in making a craft, there is something for here for your little one. To register for a free assessment, please call the Delaware Speech and Hearing Center at (740) 369-3650. EVERY THURSDAY FROM 3 TO 7 PM.
Delaware County Juvenile Court Assessment Center
A community-based service, the Assessment Center provides early intervention support for youth and families outside of the court system to prevent out of home placement in cases of family instability.
Mental/Behavioral Health Support
Chemical Dependency Services
On-site Brief Interventions
For more information, contact Ruchelle Pride, Assessment Center Supervisor, 740-833-1867
Family and Children First Council
The Council supports the Delaware County community by identifying and responding to the needs of children and their families. Services provided by the Council are:
Coordination of multiple services for youth 0-21 years old.
Referrals to needed community resources.
Family-Centered Services and Supports funding available to families who qualify.
Family and Civic Engagement: Integrating public services, such as school districts, into county-wide planning to strengthen families.
Community Planning and Cross-Systems Initiatives: Bringing together partners that serve children and families to exchange information, identify areas of need and collaborate on initiatives
For more information, contact Rachel Layne, Family & Children First Council Coordinator, 740-833-2385
Family resource center
The Delaware City Schools Family Resource Center supports families in Delaware County by providing access to resources including Neighbor to Neighbor utility assistance, the PACER Food Pantry, and Delaware County Diaper Bank. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM.
GRACE CLINIC DELAWARE
Grace Clinic Delaware provides a mini clinic that can evaluate, diagnose, and treat most non-emergency needs. SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 4 TO 6 PM.
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Coffee provided, brown bag welcome. Lunch is also available in the SourcePoint Cafe for a donation. No RSVP necessary.
SECOND AND FOURTH THURSDAYS AT SOURCEPOINT, 800 CHESHIRE ROAD, FROM 11 AM TO 12:30 PM.
For children from birth up to 5 years of age, Imagination Library fosters early childhood appreciation for reading, with books being mailed once a month to registered children.
sUPPLIES FOR SCHOLARS
School supplies are provided to Delaware County students K-12 to have the resources they need to feel confident and ready to learn in the upcoming school year. VISIT SUPPLIES FOR SCHOLARS FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.
Practices that inform, educate, demonstrate skills, and reduce risk behaviors in youth provided by Syntero Counseling in the Wellness Room. Call 740-417-4935 to schedule an appointment.
Our Toy Library provides opportunities for families and early education providers to engage with toys and games.