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Terry Children’s Center

About Terry Children’s Center Terry Children’s Center is operated by the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS) and licensed by Delacare, the State of Delaware requirements for Residential Child Care Facilities. Terry Children’s Center provides effective residential and crisis stabilization treatment services to youth and their families referred to the programs. Terry Children’s Center (TCC) […]


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Information for Youth and Teens

Your Voice Matters Talking about how you feel can sometimes be awkward or difficult. We may not even have the words to describe how we are feeling. It’s OK to not know how to start the conversation. It’s OK to not know who you can talk to when things get overwhelming. But please know, you […]

Departmental Charters Policies

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

School-Based Family Crisis Therapists

K-5 Early Intervention Program The K-5 Early Intervention Program is a collaborative partnership between the Department of Education, local schools, and family service agencies to serve children and their families. It is our vision that every child in Delaware will have the opportunity to succeed socially, emotionally and academically. This will be accomplished by empowering […]

Billing Information

Billing Unit For all billing inquiries, please contact your assigned Billing Unit Representative.  If you are uncertain as to whom your assigned representative is, please contact the Billing Manager. Billing Manager: Eartha Hopkins Billing Unit Representative: Adriane Crisden Mental Health / Substance Abuse Billing Documents

Information for Providers

How to Become a Provider The Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (DPBHS), as a part of a state organization, must follow laws, policies and procedures that are created to assure fair business practices. To this end, the Division solicits bids on regular schedules for the majority of services. Providers must respond to a […]

Additional Resources

DSCYF Policies DPBHS Policies Intake Referral Packet – English Intake Referral Packet – Spanish Child and Family Handbook – English Child and Family Handbook – Spanish


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Substance Abuse Prevention

The teen years encompass a lot of special and lasting memories – with prom, graduation, and other celebrations. However, it is important to be aware of the risks our teens may experience. Drug and alcohol use – including drinking or using marijuana and driving – have real, life-long impacts. It’s important to come together, break […]