• Description of Services
  • CHILD, Inc. especially works with children who may be troubled, dependent, neglected and abused. CHILD, Inc. also works with children and families who have been impacted by domestic violence. CHILD, Inc. provides the following services:
    1. The only children's shelter and runaway center in the state of Delaware
    2. Parent Education Programs and the Children First Program, which deals with separation, divorce and visitation
    3. Specialized foster care program
    4. School programs for anger management and preventing dating violence
    5. Domestic Violence Services, offering shelter and treatment for the victims and treatment for the perpetrator of violence
    6. Sparrow Run Family Resource Center, offering family resource programs such as tutoring, literacy, parent education, domestic violence treatment for the victims and perpetrator of the violence, food clubs, and other community based programs
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  • The Domestic Violence Hotline, 302-762-6110, is a crisis service and informational resource for people experiencing domestic violence in New Castle County, Delaware. Bilingual staff assists Spanish-speaking callers.
  • Population: Parents
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 507 Philadelphia Pike
  • Wilmington, DE 19809
  • Web address: http://childinc.com

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  • Description of Services
  • The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV) is a statewide, nonprofit organization of domestic violence agencies and individuals working to eliminate domestic violence through
    1. Acting as an educational and informational resource to our member agencies and the community
    2. Advocating for domestic violence concerns in Delaware
    3. Providing a strong, unified statewide voice for victims of domestic violence and their children, domestic violence programs, and victim service providers.
    The staff, board, members, and volunteers of the DCADV work with our member organizations and allies to support the empowerment of victims of domestic violence and their children through access to services and legal remedies. DCADV also seeks to change the societal conditions that support sexism, racism, homophobia, and other oppressions and which contribute to the continued presence of domestic and sexual violence in intimate relationships.
  • Se habla Español:
  • Local 24-hour hotline: Northern Delaware: 302-762-6110 (bilingual) Southern Delaware: 302-422-8058 or 302-745-9874 (bilingual)
  • Population: Counselors, Advocates, Justice, Community
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 100 W. 10th St., Suite 903
  • Wilmington, DE 19802
  • Web address: http://dcadv.org

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  • Description of Services
  • The Division is responsible for:
    1. The Adult Abuse registry
    2. Criminal background checks and mandatory drug testing
    3. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) registry
    4. Complaint and incident reporting related to long-term care facilities
    5. Licensing/certifying long-term care facilities, and
    6. Developing regulations related to these areas.
    The Division has two main sections: the Investigative Section and the Licensing and Certification Section.
  • Se habla Español: No
  • Normal business hours: 8am-4:30pm, M - F
  • Population: Elders, long-term care
  • Hotline type:
  • Adult Protective Services Emergency
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 3 Mill Road, Suite 308
  • Wilmington, DE 19806-2164
  • Web address: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dltcrp/

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  • Description of Services
  • DVLS assists clients with problems relating to Protection from Abuse, divorce and custody cases involving domestic violence, guardianships, housing, Landlord/Tenant, wills, government benefits, homeownership and consumer issues. The Legal Help Link coordinates the services of agencies that provide legal assistance to low income individuals in Delaware.Callers are screened for both income and problem eligibility. If we can not help you, we may be able to direct you to the appropriate community program or resource.
  • Se habla Español:
  • ?Habla espanol? TRABAJADORA HISPANO HABLANTE DE TRAMITACION INICIAL DISPONIBLE LOS LUNES SOLAMENTEDE LAS 9:00 A.M. HASTA LA 1:00 PM SOLAMENTE LLAME AL 478-8680 EXTENSION 203
  • Normal business hours: 9am-4:30pm, M-Th
  • Population: Intimate Partner Victims
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
  • Financial Emergency Counseling
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  • Street address:
  • PO Box 7306
  • Wilmington, DE 19803-7306
  • Web address: http://www.dvls.org/

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  • Description of Services
  • The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC) is a state agency legislatively created to improve Delaware's response to domestic violence and sexual assault. The DVCC brings together all stakeholders including service providers, policy-level officials and community partners to eradicate domestic violence.
  • Se habla Español:
  • New Castel Country Bi-lingual Hotline 302-762-6110, Northern Kent County Bi-lingual Hotline 302-745-9874, Kent and Sussex Counties Bi-lingual Hotline 302-745-9874
  • Normal business hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, M - F
  • Population: Women and Children
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
  • Rape / Sexual Violence Victims Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • New Castle County Court House, 500 N. King Street, Suite 700
  • Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Web address: http://dvcc.delaware.gov/

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  • Description of Services
  • People's Place has grown into the largest multi-service 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping people find their path to growth and independence. We accomplish this goal by providing a variety of programs and services to the families, adults, and children of lower Delaware that are focused on counseling, education, prevention, intervention, supportive services, and advocacy.
  • Se habla Español:
  • Abriendo Puertas Bilingual Hotline: 302-745-9874
  • Normal business hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, M - F
  • Population: Crime Victims
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 1129 Airport Road
  • Milford, DE 19963
  • Web address: http://peoplesplace2.com

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  • Description of Services
  • Stop the Violence Prayer Chain Foundation is made up of men and women from all walks of life. Our main goal is to help in the communities where we are needed. We are on a mission to help the less fortunate. We go out in our communities plagued by gun violence; we link hands with the community in prayer with families who have lost loved ones to gun violence. We are determined to do anything we can to combat violence and prevent recidivism for our youth and young adults. We also help homeless veterans and their families, domestic violence victims, youth and young adults in need of employment and training, less fortunate families in need.
  • Se habla Español: No
  • 24-hr hotline for abused women: 302-981-9584
  • Population: Women
  • Hotline type:
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 506 N. Church St.
  • Wilmington, DE 19801-4812
  • Web address: http://www.prayerchainfoundation.org/

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  • Description of Services
  • Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S.) is a volunteer organization providing support and advocacy to survivors of all forms of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking, as well as educating the University of Delaware community on these topics. S.O.S. is made up of undergraduate and graduate student volunteers, staff and community volunteers. S.O.S. is a program of Student Wellness & Health Promotion on campus.
  • Se habla Español: No
  • Normal business hours: 8am-11:30am, 1pm-4pm, M-F (summer hrs vary)
  • Population: Specific / Other
  • Hotline type:
  • Rape / Sexual Violence Victims Emergency
  • Domestic / Intimate Partner Violence Emergency
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  • Street address:
  • 231 South College Ave.
  • Newark, DE 19716
  • Web address: http://www.udel.edu/studentwellness/sos/

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  • Description of Services
  • The Victim Services Unit is made up of civilians who work with victims of violent crime in the city of Wilmington. Services include support, crisis counseling, information and referrals to victims. This can include victims of shootings, assaults, homicide and domestic and sexual violence. A large part of the unit's work is offering victims information on the police, criminal justice system and in filing for help with certain crime-related expenses. The Victim Services Unit is also available to respond to a crime scene and for other crisis responses. The unit works closely with the police to provide safety and court information specifically for victims of domestic violence and for Spanish-speaking victims. Victims can be connected to shelter services, court help and social services which may help them reach safety for themselves and their children.

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