Welcome to the new DHSS site! This is a soft-launch, so please email any issues you find to firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Assistance is a state-funded program designed to provide cash assistance to low-income people who do not qualify for federally funded programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Social Security benefits.
You may qualify if you meet one of the following criteria:
There are also income and resource limits that apply to this program. A DSS Case Manager will talk to you about your situation to see if you are eligible. To apply for Delaware Healthy Children's Program click here