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Youth Suicide Prevention & Response Support

Youth suicide prevention and response support. State of Delaware Children’s Department Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services.




Redirect OCCL-State of Delaware

The State of Delaware Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) licenses child care facilities in Delaware. These facilities include: Family child care homes, Large family child care homes, Day care centers, Residential child care facilities, Day treatment programs, Child placement agencies and Transitional living programs.




Redirect OCCL Search for Child Care

Search for Licensed Child Care This page has moved to the new DOE OCCL pagehttps://education.delaware.gov/families/office_of_early_learning/occl/search_for_licensed_child_care/. As of July 1, 2020, the Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) has moved from DSCYF to the Delaware Department of Education (DOE) per Senate Bill 187.




About Us

Organization Area To develop, maintain and support a system of high quality, accessible  services, and to assure that children and families are served within a coordinated system of care, the Division is organized into the following components: Administrative Services Administrators manage budget and strategic planning processes, publish policies, procedures and standards, develop and maintain services, […]




Deputy Director Biography

Dr. Stephanie Traynor is the Deputy Director for the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services. Stephanie most recently served as the Clinical Director for the Sussex County office of Aquila of DE, Inc. In this role, she was responsible for supervising all operations of an outpatient clinic which provides mental health and substance use […]




Director Biography

Dr. Aileen Fink is a licensed Psychologist with more than 30 years of behavioral health experience providing direct services for children, families and adults as well as developing and managing behavioral health programs. Prior to becoming the Director for the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services in October, 2020, she worked at the Delaware […]




Bullying Prevention

Each April and October, the Children’s Department increases their awareness efforts around bullying prevention for kids, parents, and schools.  The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports that almost one-fifth of all students in grades 9 to 12 have been bullied on school property, and nearly 15 percent of students in these […]




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Interstate Compact Unit

Office of Liaison Services, Interstate Compact Unit – The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.




Office of Liaison Services

Office of Liaison Services – The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.