Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2021: Get Help Now!
The Division of Social Services has made changes in ASSIST Self-Service to offer clients the option to receive notices and letters in English or Spanish beginning October 30, 2020. Clients can now select their language preference during application, by logging onto My ASSIST Account on the ASSIST homepage, or by contacting 1-866-843-7212.
La División de Servicios Sociales ha hecho cambios en el ASSIST Self-Service para ofrecer a los clientes la opción de recibir avisos y cartas en inglés o español a partir 30 de octubre de 2020. Clientes ahora pueden seleccionar su preferencia de idioma cuando están solicitando, entrando a la Cuenta My ASSIST (My ASSIST Account) en la página web ASSIST, o contactando al DSS al 1-866-843-7212.
Please call 1-866-843-7212 so we may serve you by phone. To access our Online ASSIST Portal, please click the ASSIST Icon below.
If you need an appointment, call your Local Office to schedule an appointment time.
Click here to learn more about what Delaware's Division of Social Services is doing in response to COVID-19.Learn More
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low- to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break. If you qualify, you can use the credit to reduce the taxes you owe and maybe increase your refund. Click here for more information.
You can also claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on your 2020 tax return if you did not receive the Economic Impact Payments that were sent as part of coronavirus relief. Click here for more information.Temporary 15% Food Benefit Increase
Delaware households with open SNAP food benefit cases will receive a 15% increase in food benefits starting January 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2021. Click here for more information.Form 1095-B
Click here to learn more about how to request your Form 1095-B.SNAP Online Purchasing Program
Households can use their Delaware EBT cards to shop and pay for eligible food items online at participating Aldi, Shoprite, and Walmart stores and at Amazon. Click here to learn more about purchasing groceries online with your SNAP food benefits or P-EBT benefits.Delaware's Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program
Delaware's P-EBT Program provides food assistance to families with children who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals when Delaware schools closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to learn about Delaware's Pandemic EBT Program.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a food supplemental program that enables low-income families to buy food that is the basis for better nutrition.Learn More
A state-funded program designed to provide cash assistance to low-income people who do not qualify for federally funded programs, such as TANF or Social Security benefits.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is Delaware's main cash assistance program. The goal of TANF is to give people temporary help until they get a job.Learn More
This service provides support for families with children to enable the caretaker to hold a job, obtain training or meet special needs of the parent or child.
National voluntary agencies (volags) place refugees with local sponsors throughout the United States inlcuding the State of Delaware.Learn More
The Division of Social Services provides six main types of medical assistance services. Learn what they are and if you qualify for help.Learn More
Learn how Delaware is working to make health care better. Get a chance to discuss with experts the things that matter most to you.Learn More
Determine if your household is potentially eligible for Delaware's Social Service Programs and download an application today.Learn More
Community Partner Support Unit (CPSU) helps increase access to services by providing ongoing, personalized support for organizations that serve those in need.Learn More
Empowering seniors to prevent healthcare fraud.Learn More
Delaware's P-EBT Program provides food assistance to families with children who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals when Delaware schools closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Learn More