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Resources at Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s
Eastern Shore

Easterseals Caregiver and Respite Resources

Resource and Technology Demonstration Center

Housed in our New Castle location, visitors can try hundreds of assistive devices on display and search through thousands of products in catalogs and DVDs that will help them maintain or improve independence and home safety. Come in for a tour! For more information, email resources@esdel.orgor call (302) 221-2087. 

Take a Virtual Tour of the Resource Center

Click here for a downloadable flyer on the Resource and Technology Demonstration Center.  

FYI (Finance Your Independence)
Assistive Technology Loan Program 

In collaboration with the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, our partnerships with lending institutions can help finance assistive technology for home, work, or even vehicle modifications, with lower interest loans. Counselors help guide you through the process. For more information, email resources@esdel.org or call (302) 221-2087.

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Need assistance to work more independently? Check out our Telework Program here.

Caregiver & Assistive Technology Resource Center

Find resources and information that will help with caring for a loved one with a disability or aging condition. Work directly with a case manager to find the supports you need. This program is partially funded by the state Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities. Support is provided to caregivers caring for a loved one across the lifespan. For more information, email resources@esdel.org or call (302) 221-2087.

Learn more about the Caregiver Assistive Resource Center here.

Lifespan Respite Program

Learn more about how to take a break from caregiving through information on available respite services. Apply for a grant to assist with the cost of respite care. This program is partially funded by the state Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities. Support is provided to caregivers caring for a loved one across the lifespan.

Host your next meeting at the Easterseals Conference Center 
Host your next meeting at the Easter Seals Conference Center


Support Groups held at Easterseals New Castle

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Easter Seals Caregiver Support Group
For those caring for an adult with a disability or aging condition
Contact: Joyce Medkeff at JMedkeff@esdel.org
2nd Tuesday of every month
10:00am - 12:00pm
Conference Center

Families Speaking Up
Families Speaking Up is a non-partisan grassroots group of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their families, friends, and caregivers.
Contact: Micki Edelsohn at Micki.Edelsohn@gmail.com
2nd Tuesday of every month
7:00-8:30pm
Conference Center

People First Meeting
Delaware People First is a forum for adult self-advocates to network, discuss issues, and enjoy social interactions.
Contact: Debbie Nock at DebbieNock@gmail.com
4th Tuesday of every month
6:30pm-8:00pm
Conference Center 

Support Groups held at Easterseals Georgetown

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NAMI-National Association of Mental Illness
Support Group
Contact: Stan Towers - 302-629-7245
Every Tuesday evening
6:00-7:30 pm

Delaware Hospice
Bereavement Support Group
Contact: Midge DiNatali - 302-856-7717
2nd Wednesday of every month
1:00–3:00 pm 

Useful Links

A Guide to Regional Resources
A Guide to Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities
A Guide to Easterseals' Partners

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