Over the past six years, the number of drug overdose deaths in Delaware has increased by 144% from 142 deaths in 2012 to 346 deaths in 2017 (Delaware Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health https://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/files/dedrugoverdosemortsurvrpt2017.pdf
In Fiscal Year 2018, the total number of reported domestic violence criminal incidents was 12,961 (Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, https://dvcc.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/87/2018/10/DVCC_Annual_Report_2018_min.pdf
Definition: Lack of independence and safety in the home
Definition: Lack of knowledge around financial planning and management
Definition: Lack access to safe housing away from abuser
Definition: Lack of access to support groups or counseling
Definition: Lack access to childcare
Definition: Lack of a job or sufficient stable incomes
Definition: Lack of access to a specialist. This may be due to transportation, geography, not enough of a type of specialist in Delaware, or inability to get an appointment in a timely fashion.
Definition: Addicted to or recovering from drug use
Definition: Addicted to or recovering from alcohol use.
Definition: Lack of access to high-level, round the clock care (medical group home or facility)
Definition: Lack of adequate in-home assistance (help with cleaning, dressing, etc.)
Definition: Lack of support in school settings.
Lack of literacy (ability to read). Lack of access to materials (books, computers, etc)
Need assistance with getting into a job training program
Definition: An individual that is taking care of a person with a disability who is in need of guidance on resources available.
Definition: Lack of access to public or personal transportation that accommodates a person with a disability.