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 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.  

  • Assessments

  • Mental/Behavioral Health Support

  • Substance Abuse Services

  • Assistance in linkage to services

  • Diversion Programming 

  • Home-based Counseling

  • Crisis/Safety Interventions

  • Parenting Support

For more information, contact Sara Miller, Assessment Center Supervisor, 740-833-2601.

family Cooking matters class
Family Cooking Matters provides hands-on instruction that will help children, teens, and parents/caregivers develop a love of cooking and the skills to make healthy food choices wherever they go together.  Ohio Wesleyan University students teach middle school teens kid-approved lunches which are healthy, budget-minded and easy to make. 
Classes are EVERY Monday starting July 11 through August 8.  REGISTER HERE!
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.

The county-wide SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM starts at Woodward Elementary (200 S. Washington) on June 6 and ends August 5, Monday through Friday from 12:00noon to 12:30pm. Open to all children 18 and younger with a limited number of lunches for their adult companions. No registration needed, just join us! 

GRAndparent cafes

Join other grandparents raising grandchildren as we navigate conversations together on:

  • Relationships

  • Support

  • Knowledge

  • Communication

  • Resilience

GET THE SUPPORT YOU NEED!

Coffee provided, brown bag welcome. Lunch is also available in the SourcePoint Cafe for a donation. No RSVP necessary.  Currently this program is on hiatus. 

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.

syntero counseling

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.