A Minute with Molly in February

Happy February! The team at Delarc is off and running in this new year, excited to see what 2022 will bring. Twenty-five year veteran employee Lisa Nichols was recently promoted to the Program Director position at THRIVE. She has spent the first few weeks asking the question, “How do you see our program evolving this year?” […]

Black History Month

February is Black History Month and DelArc is honored to join the nation in recognizing the role and achievements of African Americans. This nationally recognized focus month was started by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. We are joined by other countries, including Canada and The United Kingdom, in dedicating a month […]

Federal Support Can Seed Big Improvements in Mobile Response

By Whitney Bunts & Carlean Ponder At the end of December 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on the structure and implementation process for community-based mobile crisis intervention services, which respond to mental health crises. The guidance is an excellent rubric for states to follow when beginning to implement safe, accessible, […]

The Arc Speaking Truth in Washington

Testifying Before Congress on Bridging Health Equity Gaps for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions Today, as we approach year three of the COVID-19 crisis, The Arc testified before the Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Bethany Lilly, The Arc’s Senior Director of Income Policy, represented people […]

DelArc’s “Day On” for MLK Celebration

Several years ago, Delarc made an intentional decision to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a ‘Day On’ vs. a day off. What does that mean exactly?  We chose to use a working day to devote time to give back to our community. For the past few years, we’ve held a ‘Stuff the Bus’ food […]

New CFO, Joe Malone

Please join us in welcoming our new CFO, Joe Malone. Joe brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience, and in just the few short months he’s been with us he has proven to be a tremendous asset to the DelArc team.   Joe is from Long Island, NY, and has been coming to Delaware […]

A Minute with Molly in December

It’s hard to believe this year is over already! Time flies when you’re working with a great team and supporting amazing people to make the most of the new COVID world we live in. When I think about 2021, my mind keeps flashing on a simple thought, I am grateful for and proud to be […]

In Loving Memory…

Over the  years we have honored the loss of our friends and loved ones now and again. Just before the Covid pandemic, we set an intention to create a yearly memorial for those who passed away. The friends that pass on leave such an indelible mark on our hearts and we wanted to honor them […]

The Arc Mourns Former U.S. Senator and Disability Rights Champion Bob Dole

Washington, D.C. – The Arc mourns the death of Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole, who was an important champion in the disability rights movement. Senator Dole served as a faithful ally in fighting for equality for people with disabilities. A disabled war veteran, Senator Dole exemplified steadfast dedication to the Americans with Disabilities Act, helping […]

CDC Announces Rise in Autism Rates Among Children, As Leading Scientists and Clinicians Call for New Approach to Understanding Autism – Focused on Toxic Chemicals and Genetics

Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control announced that autism rates are once again rising among children. The new data says 1 in 44 children in the U.S. is on the autism spectrum, or 2.3% of children. The CDC made the announcement Thursday. In a commentary published this week in Pediatrics, a group of […]