Provides supplemental food vouchers, and food package including fruits, vegetables and a sandwich. Also a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, nursing mothers and households with children under five years old. ELIGIBILITY: Effective April 1, 2011FAMILY SIZE GROSS ANNUAL INCOME1) $20,147,
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Offers services to adults who lack the mental or physical capacity to sufficiently provide for their daily needs to protect their health, safety, and welfare. An adult at-risk of endangerment is one who is maltreated, has inadequate food, clothing or shelter, or lacks essential medical care. DSS investigates the reports and arranges for services to remedy the situation. Legal mandates require adults in neglect cases to be seen within 5 days and in abuse cases within 24 hours. If no family member or individual is available to be the guardian, DSS will be appointed guardian for persons under age 65. Area Agency on Aging will act as guardians for persons ages 65 and older.
After Hours: Call MD State Police (See notes).
Ages 18 and older.
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Sussex Pregnancy Care Center
5 Burger King Dr Georgetown, DE 19947 (302) 856-4344
Provides Free Pregnancy Test With Support Services Including Free Sonograms For Pregnancy Verification. Baby Items Are Offered Through The Caring Hearts And Building Foundations For Successful Dads Support Programs, Which Incorporate Education, Videos, Classes And Encouragement As They Prepare To Be Parents. Schedules Of Topics Discussed For Both Programs Are Available Upon Request. Parenting And Childbirth Classes Are Offered Throughout The Year, Social Services Approved. Drama Available For And Performed By Teens Regarding Relationships And Sexual Abstinence. Also Offered Are "keys For Loving Relationships"--marriage Preparation Classes And Money Management Classes.