The Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB)
has established standards for the credentialing
and certification of sex offender treatment professionals wishing to practice and provide services
in Delaware to convicted adult sex offenders and/or adjudicated juveniles must be certified by the board
in accordance to these standards of practice. Download the APPLICATION
and submit it by email to SOMBCredentialing or contact
Jay W Lynch by email or phone: 302-540-4979.
Background Checks have changed.A new electronic tool to help employers gather the information they need
to make a hiring decision is operational. The new tool is the Background
Check Center, the BCC. There is a new law
which establishes the system.
The BCC Helpline is operational.
The phone number is (302) 577-1406. Providers can call this number for help with questions regarding
Delaware Nursing Homes This tool provides detailed information about the past performance of nursing homes that are Medicare
or Medicaid certified. Visit this site to obtain information about nursing homes in Delaware and the
quality of care they provide.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
This Program investigates and resolves complaints made by (or on behalf of) residents of long term care
facilities. The program also provides volunteer opportunities for friendly visitors/advocates in nursing
Adult Protective Services
This program responds to cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of impaired adults living
in the community.