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Best Buddies Delaware Citizens

Best Buddies Citizens matches people with intellectual disabilities in one-to-one friendships with individuals in the corporate and civic communities. Friends and family are the foundation that help human beings become successful. Without love, support, and friends, our lives would be empty - a life people with intellectual disabilities have been forced to live throughout history. Since 1993, volunteers are changing lives by simply sharing their time with a new friend.

Best Buddies Citizen, High School, and College programs are evaluated each spring by the Hardman Survey.  Dr. Michael Hardman, Dean of Special Education from the University of Utah, surveys Best Buddies participants throughout the country every year.

Citizens Programs in Delaware:

New Castle County Citizens Program - This program pairs adults, aged 21 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities within New Castle County with other adults in the community. If you are interested in changing the life of someone with a disability please contact us today, or sign up online today here.


Sussex and Kent Counties Program - Best Buddies is currently expanding downstate and is accepting applications from participants. Go to Citizen Program Application to become involved.

Bank of America Citizens Program - This program pairs Bank of America employees with disabilities within the Support Services Department with other Bank of America employees. If you work at the Bank and are interested in this program please contact us today! We are currently accepting new applications at this host site. Sign up today here.


For more information please contact:

Anne Chaffin 
| Program Supervisor
Phone: (302) 691-3187
E-Mail: annechaffin@bestbuddies.org
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