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Welcome to Delaware Family Voices
Thank you for visiting the Delaware Family Voices and our Family to Family Health Information Center website.
Caring for children with special needs is often complex, and Delaware Family Voices and the Family to Family Health Information Center is in the unique position to help. Like you, we are parents of children and young adults with physical, developmental and mental health challenges, and we have firsthand experience navigating the maze of health care services and programs in our state.
We help families of children with special needs become informed, experienced, and self-sufficient advocates for their children and themselves. There is no charge for the services we provide. We are funded through federal grants.
This website provides families with valuable resources and information concerning children’s healthcare needs. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us.
2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Dates
The 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period is fast approaching. If you are applying for 2015 benefits, or want to make a change in existing benefits for next year, then you will want to take note of the following key dates for the upcoming enrollment period:
November 15, 2014 – Open Enrollment for 2015 benefits begins.
December 15, 2014 - Enrollment cut-off date for benefits to begin on January 1, 2015.
December 31, 2014 – Coverage ends for 2014.
February 15, 2015 - Open enrollment ends.
Learn more about Open Enrollment key dates at Health Insurance Marketplace Dates You Don’t Want To Miss.
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Donating has never been easier! Delaware Family Voices is a registered charitable organization with AmazonSmile, a charitable foundation operated by Amazon. AmazonSmile allows shoppers to purchase the same products at the same prices as on Amazon.com, and in return for shopping through AmazonSmile, 0.5% of eligible purchases are donated to the shopper’s selected charitable organization.
Will you consider shopping through the Delaware Family Voices AmazonSmile link? For every eligible purchase you make, 0.5% will automatically be donated to Delaware Family Voices. This donation is at no additional charge to you – donations come directly from the purchased merchandise through the AmazonSmile Foundation.
On behalf of Delaware Family Voices, we thank you for considering a donation through AmazonSmile.
Learn more about donating with AmazonSmile at our blog, Shop Amazon and Support Delaware Family Voices.
Learn about other options for donating to Delaware Family Voices at our Donate page.
A Message from Ann Phillips, Delaware Family Voices Executive Director:
Signs of fall’s arrival surround us. School buses wind down our streets, carting our kids off to school. Early morning walks greet us with crisp, cool, air. Colorful pumpkins fresh from the fields will soon be artfully displayed at the farmers’ markets.
Much like you can count on the arrival of the cooler fall season, so too can you count on Delaware Family Voices being there when you need us. We are but a moment’s phone call away, ready to assist you in the care of your child’s special health care needs. Don’t worry if you don’t know what to ask. We are here to listen, our objective to help you prioritize the steps you need to take as you plan a path for your child.
Delaware Family Voices continues in our efforts to better serve Delaware families and their children with special health care needs. We have expanded our training and workshop offerings as well as our support for the Parent to Parent and Federation of Families programs. Check our Trainings and Workshops page for a complete list of Delaware Family Voices trainings and workshops. Click on our Events Page to keep up on our latest activities.
Look forward to our upcoming Fall newsletter, where we will fill you on happenings both here at Delaware Family Voices and across the state of Delaware.
We hope you find our website a valuable resource. We continue to improve and enhance the website to be as current and relevant to our families’ needs as possible. If you have a resource you think we should consider including on the website, tell us! Our website is as much your website as it is ours.
Lastly, please don’t ever hesitate to call if you need us. Refer to the Delaware Family Voices Contact page for a complete listing of staff phone numbers and emails as well as our office address.
Enjoy the change of seasons!
Delaware Family Voices
Family-to-Family Health Information Center was made possible by a grant through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration, Maternal & Child Health Bureau. This grant program was established by the Family Opportunity Act of 2005, amended by the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010.
The Statewide Family Network is funded through a grant through the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services.