DDDS supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their good lives by accessing services they need to thrive in their community. DDDS works to identify and support the unique needs of eligible service recipients by offering access to an extensive network of providers including: employment services and vocational training; support coordination and community navigation; assistive technologies; respite; a variety of day and residential programs; and, options for supported living.
DVR provides individualized services to employers and people with disabilities, developing career pathways that link qualified employees to jobs, resulting in greater independence and a more inclusive workplace.
Students attending the Meadowood Transition Program (MTP) use Paratransit services to travel back and forth from school each day. Students are encouraged to apply for services during their 10th and 11th grade years while attending McKean so they have an opportunity to practice.
Pathways to Employment is a program designed to support low-income teens and young adults with disabilities in Delaware who want to work. The program helps participants get prepared for work, find jobs, and succeed in the workplace.