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Brain Injury Educational Webinar Series

Educate Delaware 2021: An Educational Webinar Series for Delaware’s Brain Injury Community

This Brain Injury Association of Delaware (BIADE) webinar series provides life skills, resources and useful information on current trends and topics related to brain injury. Brain Injury can cause many kinds of physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional impairments that are sometimes temporary and sometimes permanent depending on the individual and the severity of the brain injury. Impairments can range from subtle to severe. The BIADE Webinar Series will provide useful information for survivors, family members, caregivers, and members of the brain injury community.

QUESTIONS, CALL:
Cheryl Doucette
302-423-1119

2021 BIADE Webinar Series - Public View (v3) - Final Draft
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Social Security 101 June’s Caregiver Workshop 6/16

June 16 at 10:00 am
Social Security 101

We are pleased to bring back a popular workshop!

Our speaker this month is Matthew Baxter, Public Affairs Specialist with Social Security. His workshop will cover the purpose and eligibility criteria for all the Social Security Administration’s benefits programs. Besides retirement benefits, Social Security also offers disability benefits to individuals aged 18 years and older, and survivor benefits to children and widowed spouses. Matthew will also discuss how to best protect yourself from the ongoing Social Security telephone scams targeting everyone, regardless of age.

This workshop is virtual.

The workshop is free, but registration is required.

Please email resources@esdel.org or call 302-221-2087 to register to receive the virtual meeting link.

Anya Taylor
Community Outreach Assistant
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE 19720
O: 302-221-2087
F: 302-324-4441

June Caregiver Workshop
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Delaware National Guard

Youth ChalleNGe Information Sessions

The Delaware National Guard announces INFO SESSIONS for the next Youth ChalleNGe class.

The National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe program is for high school dropouts, those no longer attending, and those failing in high school. The Youth ChalleNGe program is a highly structured military styled, non-traditional educational environment that integrates training, mentoring, tough love, and diverse educational and extracurricular activities. The Youth ChalleNGe Academy is a 17-1/2 month program that offers at-risk youth the opportunity to get a GED after a 22-week in-resident program located in Laurel, MD. This program is an excellent opportunity for students that cannot conform to a traditional learning environment and are willing to learn but need discipline.

Program requirements are as follows:

  • Age: 16-18 years old
  • Legal: No violent or felony offenses and cannot currently have charges pending
  • Mental: No history of mental disorders
  • At-risk students: Students who dropped out or are in the process of dropping out of high school.

There is no cost for tuition, room, or meals.

The start date for the next class is October 11, 2021. Interested candidates should apply by September 15, 2021.

Information session briefings will be conducted in the coming weeks (see attached flyer) for those who want to learn more about the program. If you are unable to attend an info session, contact Mrs. Hughes to schedule a private appointment.

PROGRAM POC
Karen Hughes
Youth ChalleNGe Counselor Liaison
302-326-7102 OFFICE
karen.m.hughes18.nfg@mail.mil

2021_Class 57 YC Info Sessions
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Host a FREE Energy Conservation Workshop

Would you like to host a FREE Energy Conservation Workshop for your group and/or community?

Energize Delaware’s Home Energy Counseling & Check-up Program is offering FREE VIRTUAL ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS. Now, via ZOOM, Energize Delaware is able to bring this fun and educational workshop directly to your tablet, cellphone or computer devices.

The 45 minute – 1 hour workshop will include information about DIY (do-it-yourself) energy conservation measures and tips for the household. The workshop also provides information about energy-saving resources/programs and about available rebates for energy efficient home improvements.

Each household in attendance can complete a survey after the workshop to receive one FREE Weatherization Kit ($50 value) mailed to their home.

HOST A WORKSHOP! Virtual workshops can be scheduled as a standalone event or incorporated into an existing event or meeting. This is available to hosts from community and non-profit groups including PTOs, houses of worship, schools, civic associations, community groups, non-profit organizations, etc.

Find out more about upcoming workshops or how to host a workshop »

Find out more about energy efficiency programs in Delaware »

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