Gov. Carney has determined to designate CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program as the Client Assistance Program(CAP), a designation previously held by United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. The full notice can be found on the DHSS website. This designation is open to public comment. To attend a public hearing virtually for public comment you must preregister using the links below. *After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For June 23, 2022 meeting:

For June 30, 2022 meeting:

The purpose of the hearings is to receive comments from all interested persons regarding the re-designation of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) from United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. (UCP) to the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc., the designated Protection and Advocacy Agency of Delaware (CLASI).

Persons wishing to comment on the proposed action of the Governor may appear at the scheduled public hearing(s). Those choosing to submit written, phone, fax, or email comments may be submitted to:

CAP Redesignation


MAIL – Division for the Visually Impaired, 1901 North DuPont Highway, Biggs Building, New Castle, DE 19720

PHONE – (302) 255-9800

FAX – (302) 255-9388

Written or oral submissions must be received by the Division for the Visually Impaired on or before July 13, 2022.

Copies of this notice will also be mailed to members of the public upon request.


People with disabilities who require accommodations or assistance at the hearing should notify:

Emmy Backer, Communications Specialist at