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Residential Services

The Division contracts with numerous providers throughout the State of Delaware in order to offer a varied selection of residential community-based programming in a wide variety of settings. Services include:

  • Case Management
  • Service and Therapy referral
  • Health and Behavioral Support planning, implementation and monitoring
  • Life skills development
  • Recreational and leisure activities

Community Based Residential Service Options

Individuals receiving residential services may live in a variety of different settings depending on their needs and preferences. Individuals interested in obtaining community-based residential services, as well as those currently being supported are encouraged to visit a variety of Authorized Providers and ask questions, so that they can ensure that they are receiving services from the agency best prepared to meet their needs. Some of these settings may include:

Supported Living
for individuals living in the community who request/require less than 12 hours of support per day
Supervised Apartments
for individuals who need more than 12, but less than 24 hours of support per day in an apartment setting
Staffed Apartments
for individuals requiring 24-hour support in an apartment setting
Shared Living
for individuals who want to live in a family setting
Neighborhood Homes
for up to 5 individuals in a single-family home setting. These homes are licensed by the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection and must meet a minimum acceptable standard for living conditions and supports.


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Contact your Regional Community Services Office for information about Residential Services.