about delaware adrc

The Delaware ADRC is your one-stop access point for information, assistance and referral to resources that support older Delawareans, adults with disabilities and caregivers. In Delaware, the ADRC serves as the front door and coordinating hub for the statewide aging and disability resource network.

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Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD)

helping delaware age & live well

The Delaware ADRC is a service provided by the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) in collaboration with partners throughout Delaware’s aging and disability service network.  It was established in October 2010 through federal grants from the Administration on Aging and later the Administration for Community Living.  The Delaware ADRC is part of a nationwide network of ADRCs and No Wrong Door systems designed to streamline access to long-term services and supports.

DSAAPD continues to operate and expand the ADRC with support from many national, state and community partners.

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The Delaware ADRC provides…

  • Information, Assistance and Referral to diverse services available throughout Delaware’s Aging and Disability resource network.
  • Options Counseling/Person-Centered Counseling to help in sorting through and identifying service options that best meet personal needs or preferences.
  • Service Enrollment Support to streamline access to public services and supports

Start now by searching the resource database to learn more about the many programs and services available in Delaware’s aging and disability network.  Need more help? If so, contact the Delaware ADRC during regular business hours and a member of our ADRC team will be glad to assist you

mission – vision – values

DSAAPD’s mission, vision and values are embedded throughout the Delaware ADRC as is the national vision of the Administration for Community Living that all people, regardless of age and disability, live with dignity, make their own choices, and participate fully in society.

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We promote dignity, respect, and inclusion for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers in Delaware.

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We work to create inclusive, healthy communities that promote the engagement of older adults and people with disabilities.

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We promote and advocate for person-centered services that enable older adults and people with disabilities to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and to participate fully in their communities.

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