DELAWARE – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SPONSORS

The Shepherd Shelter
1362 S Governor Ave
Dover DE 19904
302-678-1909
Eight-O-One Shelter
801 W Division St
Dover DE 19904
302-734-7714

Southbury Unity
66 F Bennett Square
Waterbury CT 06702
203-267-5727

The Covenant Shelter
42 Jay Street
New London CT 06320
860-443-0537

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Health For Life Food Pantry 356 E. Main St. Newark, DE 19711 (302) 777-7791

Thurman State Service 546 South Bedford Street Georgetown, DE 19947 302-856-5574

Acorn Food Pantry 1607 Todds Ln Wilmington, DE 19802 (302) 762-4226

West End House Pantry 710 North Lincoln Street Wilmington, DE 19805 (302) 658-4171

Porter State Service Center 509 West 8th Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 577-3401

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – DELAWARE

The Delaware food assistance program dispenses benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program. You can locate the closest SNAP Office by contacting: Delaware Division of Social Services PO Box 906, New Castle, DE 19720 Phone: (302) 255-9645 

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING AND SPONSORS

GEORGETOWN APARTMENTS
200 INGRAMTOWN RD
GEORGETOWN, DE 19947-1626
302-856-3343

PEACH TREE ACRES
26900 Lewes Georgetown Highway
Harbeson, DE 19951-2855
302-239-4650

CARVEL GARDENS
801 Daniel Street
LAUREL, DE 19956-1604
302-875-4281

HULING COVE
1142-306 SAVANNAH RD
LEWES, DE 19958-1547

LUTHER TOWERS OF MILTON
500 PALMER ST
MILTON, DE 19968-1035
302-684-1668

BRANDYWINE VILLAGE
401 MONROE ST.
MILLSBORO, DE 19966
302-934-8289

CAPITOL GREEN APARTMENTS
509 RIVER RD
DOVER, DE 19901-3748
302-678-3750

WHATCOAT VILLAGE
992 WHATCOAT DR
DOVER, DE 19901-2750
302-734-9080

ACADEMY APARTMENTS
204 NORTH ST
MILFORD, DE 19963-1137
302-422-3007

ARC HUD IX
Lot 142 Twin Willows Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
302-996-9400

HUD PROGRAMS IN DELAWARE:

Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to address you questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – DELAWARE

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: ABC (A Better Chance) 302-255-9500

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. Click the title link for more information above.

HUD HOUSING AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE

LOW RENT “SECTION 8” – CLICK TO SEARCH

LOCATE LOCAL FOOD BANK – CLICK TO SEARCH

LEARN ABOUT DEBT AND DEPRESSION:

Debt and depression can be emotionally destabilizing. Learn how to care for your well being. Learn about your counseling and treatment options.

 OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

Two Steps To Solving Money Troubles

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