About Us


It is better to lead than follow. That is why Kent Sussex Community Services is considered to be one of the major public outpatient addiction, mental health, treatment & HIV counseling, testing and case management Centers in Delaware’s lower counties , with offices in Dover, Georgetown, and Laurel

Our mission is to assist persons with single or co-occurring disorders in addiction, mental health, and/or HIV / AIDS to achieve and sustain recovery; improving their health, wellness, capacity to live a self directed life, and reach their full potential. We accomplish this, while protecting the public through the provision of quality, culturally competent, and financially responsible services.

Our Core Values

  • Services are conducted in such manner as to enhance the dignity of all clients served
  • Services provided are relevant and effective for cultures represented in the population of persons served
  • Services are easily and readily accessible to all persons served including those with co-occurring mental health and other disorders affecting health and quality of life.
  • All persons seeking help shall be provided effective service or assisted in accessing appropriate service should their needs be outside the scope of services provided by KSCS.
  • KSCS is committed to Prevention of disorders affecting health and quality of life
  • KSCS shall protect the confidentiality of all persons served by the organization
  • Persons served shall be actively engaged in the recovery planning process
  • Input from persons served and their families shall be actively solicited in program design and the effectiveness of service delivery
  • KSCS shall provide services that are responsive to input from persons served and their families
  • KSCS shall serve as a leader in advocating for services to the KSCS population of persons served
  • KSCS shall promote professional development through supervision and training opportunities
  • Ensure that all KSCS staff demonstrate adherence to ethical codes of their professional practice.
  • Ensure that KSCS demonstrates adherence to accepted business and accounting practices