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Mission and Vision Statements


The mission of the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities is to improve or maintain the quality of life for Delawareans who are at least 18 years of age with physical disabilities or who are elderly.  The Division is committed to the development and delivery of consumer-driven services which maximize independence through individual choice, enable individuals to continue living active and productive lives and protect those who may be vulnerable and at risk.


As we move into the future, Delaware Health and Social Services' Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will continue to focus on our core mission, and at the same time, plan for meeting the challenges that lie ahead. We must prepare to serve succeeding generations of diverse populations, whose needs may require uniquely different strategies and resources. We will focus on innovative approaches to advocacy, education, partnering, service delivery and technology. These approaches will enhance our capacity to: support customers and their caregivers; encourage healthy lifestyles; teach skills necessary for making informed life choices; facilitate greater community integration and participation; promote self-determination; and foster independence.