EPIC offers customized health and wellness fitness programming within the inclusive setting of the Bear/Glasgow YMCA.
Adults ages 18 and older with moderate to severe physical and/or intellectual Disabilities who are clients of the Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and/or Medicaid.
No, clients coming to the Y would use paratransit or be driven by family, friends or caregivers.
In general there are no fees for EPIC services. EPIC is a DDDS vendor and reimbursed for services provided to clients covered by DDDS or Medicaid.
EPIC’s funding comes from a variety of sources. EPIC has a contract with the Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) and Medicaid to provide programming. EPIC hosts several fundraising events each year, and relies on donations from individuals and grants from foundations, corporations to fund its current initiatives.
EPIC is a statewide organization. However, as a new non-profit organization programming is currently taking place at the Bear/Glasgow YMCA but plans to expand in the future throughout the YMCA’s of Delaware.
You must be a Delaware resident and client of DDDS or Delaware Medicaid to receive EPIC services.
Yes, since EPIC is a part-time program you may also attend another program when you are not at EPIC.