Welcome to the Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families!

 The Coronavirus Hits the Communities of Delaware

In order to help reduce the impact of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic we ask that everyone comply with the safety and prevention recommendations provided by our public health and government officials. The Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families provides assistance to the elderly, disabled, and persons with serious chronic conditions. During these challenging times, our team also provides support to our neighbors who are most vulnerable to the pandemic, by running errands, telephone reassurance and regular telephone companionship to help reduce isolation and depression. We are also open to collaborating with other agencies or organizations seeking to fill service gaps for Delawareans in need.

For more information, please call (302) 225-1040.                               For additional Coronavirus information, see our "Coronavirus Info" page...    

 

 

 

 

About Us

  • We are a faith-based health advocacy, education and services organization.
  • We engage, support and assist congregations, the greater faith community, groups and individuals, and the community-at-large, with meaningful programs to improve the health, safety and wellness of Delaware children, elderly and families. 

 

 

Our Services

 

The Council provides:

  • Quality training to religious leaders and their congregations, and communities on health-related issues from health and wellness, chronic disease prevention and management, and other issues affecting our neighbors. 
  • Links congregations with health and human services organizations throughout Delaware for collaborative programs which provide effective and efficient approaches to family, elderly, and children's health in areas of: Prevention, Early Intervention and Therapy.
  • Our Faith In Action program provides volunteer services to the elderly and persons with disabilities that assist with them remaining as independent as possible i.e. transportation to medical visits, errands, etc.

 

 

Please see help us with an urgent need. See our GoFundMe fundraiser page for an opportunity to donate now...

 

Just click on the link below:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/urgent-tech-upgrades-and-volunteer-support-needed

 

 

"I am so pleased there are programs like Faith in Action. It has been a God send for our family. D.L. helped my brother when he was dying from cancer, reach all his doctor appointments. She also made him feel very special with her kindness and concern over his health. Now she is helping my 85 year-old mother who is hearing and sight impaired, by taking her to doctor and test appointments. She has become a part of our family. The first time I met her, she was helping my Mom. She truly cares about her clients."  (2019)  

 

Your assistance and generocity are greatly appreciated, Thank you!

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ASAP !!!

Your Neighbors in Wilmington, New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties of Delaware need your assistance to help them maintain their independence. Any time you can spare to provide a ride to medical visits, errands, or light tasks around the home, would be greatly appreciated. Please help us to support our senior and disabled neighbors. Call our office to volunteer for the FAITH IN ACTION Program, or for more information (302) 225-1040.

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Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families
240 North James Street, Suite 111 Wilmington, DE 19804 (302) 225-1040 or (855) 613-2110