"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."

- Nelson Mandela

Learn about Department of Human Services - Improving Outcomes For Children


Youth & Family Services

Delaware youth between the ages of 12 and 18 with emotional and behavioral difficulties are served through Residential Treatment Centers, Day Treatment, Individualized Residential Treatment, various levels of Foster Care, and an Independent Living Program. More...

Adult Behavioral Health Services

Medically monitored inpatient detoxification treatment is provided at Kirkwood Detoxification Center, the only such facility in northern Delaware. The Consumer Engagement and Transition (CET) program facilitates early treatment engagement for consumers who have multiple detoxification admissions. More...

NorthEast Treatment Centers:
Making a Difference
For Over 40 Years!

In 2010 NET proudly celebrated
40 years of service to the community.
Follow along on a timeline of our history.


Children, Youth & Family Services

NET offers a wide range of resiliency-oriented services for children, youth and families with programs in all child-serving systems: behavioral health; foster care, adoption and child welfare; juvenile justice; and school-based services. More...

Adult Behavioral Health Services

At 7 sites in the region, NET provides residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment to adults suffering from substance dependence problems alone or in combination with psychiatric illness. Also offered is the NETWorks Recovery Support Center. More...

Medication-Assisted Recovery

NET Steps provides ambulatory detoxification, methadone maintenance, and intensive counseling to help those suffering from opiate addiction attain a state of remission and recovery. NET also runs a methadone-maintenance program for inmates in the Philadelphia Prison System. More...