All services offered to individuals with development disabilities must be authorized and referred to Conexio Care through the Delaware Division of Development Disability Services (DDDS) at 302-836-2100.
Our Consultative Nurses provide oversight and monitoring of medication records and conduct necessary assessments of service recipients’ health care needs. Our Consultative Behavior Analysts develop Behavioral Support Plan for service recipients with significant behavioral issues. Our Behavior Analysts are responsible for the implementation of the Behavioral Support Plan and the training for staff supporting our individuals.
Participants engage in daily activities such as drawing and work on computers while enhancing their social skills, mobility, communication and self-care skills. A schedule is created monthly for each client and tailored to their needs and goals, and their progress is tracked daily.
Conexio Care has both Community Living Arrangements (CLA), where one to three people live together in a town house or apartment, and Neighborhood Homes (NH), which house up to three people in a single-family setting. As of July 2021, Conexio Care operates 14 homes in New Castle County and 11 homes in Kent County. Our residential program is designed to provide 24/7 long-term support to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Our professional staff provide tailored services to our individuals based on their unique needs/wants.
Vocational & Supported Employment Services
These services serve as a stepping stone to finding gainful employment and focuses on concepts such as attendance, displaying appropriate behavior, workplace safety, task completion and basic and complex problem-solving, depending on a person’s functionality and comprehension levels. Our professionals assist with job coaching, development and placement. Once a client finds employment, we monitor their progress and help them overcome any barriers or challenges.
Conexio Care, Inc., provides permanent and affordable housing, coupled with supportive services for individuals and families who are chronically homeless and/or low income.
As a grantee of the Delaware Continuum of Care, Conexio Care is the recipient of 11 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. These grants are use to provide Permanent Supportive Housing to chronically homeless persons or families within Delaware.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)
Permanent Supportive Housing serves over 600 chronically homeless households statewide each year. Housing is offered at reduced rents to low-income tenants. Case managers identify and link qualified tenants to permanent housing, mainstream resources, and develop a tenant led strength-based housing stability plan. Tenants are offered education regarding harm reduction, landlord tenancy rights and are engaged with motivational interviewing.
All referrals and authorizations for any mental health service come through the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH). DSAMH Provider Relations can be reached at 302-255-9463 and the Eligibility and Enrollment Unit can be contacted at 302-255-9460.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Conexio Care operates 5 ACT teams in NCC and one in Kent County. ACT is an evidenced based model of providing comprehensive, integrated mental health services to individuals with serious mental illness.
The CRISP program is an “outside the box” intensive outpatient mental health program for adults with serious mental illness for whom traditional services have proved unsuccessful. The CRISP model allows for individualization of services to a degree not typically available.
Mental Health Group Home (MHGH)
Conexio Care operates 9 licensed and certified mental health group homes throughout the state for individuals with serious mental illness but who are not able to, at this time, live independently.
Community Peer Support allows our peer support state to provide eligible adults with supports needed to the individual to maintain their independence and community.