The Division is structured as four units, as well as the Office of the Director. The functions of each are identified below.
Office of the Director
The Office of the Director provides oversight and management of the Division as well as training, planning and evaluation, emergency management and the publication of the Directory of Human Services for Delaware.
Family Support Services
The Family Support Services unit provides one-stop service access for clients through the management of 15 State Service Centers. Family Support Services also provides direct support services including:
- Emergency Assistance Services
- Community Resource Assistance Services
- Information and Referral
- Family Visitation
Office of Community Services
The Office of Community Services administers both state and federal programs including:
- Community Services Block Grant
- Emergency Housing
- Community Food and Nutrition Program
- Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
State Office of Volunteerism
The State Office of Volunteerism helps state and non-profit agencies with volunteer programs through technical assistance, training, public relations and assistance with volunteer recognition programs; recognizes the contributions of volunteer youth and adults in annual events; and administers both volunteer and service programs including:
- AmeriCorps National Service and VISTA Programs
- Volunteer Resource Center
- Foster Grandparents Program
- Retired Senior Volunteer Program
Service Center Management
The management unit provides fiscal management and financial monitoring, as well as technical support to improve service delivery through the use of automated information systems and telecommunications equipment.