Governor Bacon Health Center
P.O. Box 559
Delaware City, DE 19706
|Established:||September 27, 1948
(Est. 1863 as "Ten Gun Battery", an auxiliary site to Fort Delaware, renamed Fort DuPont July 22, 1899, determined for use as Gov. Bacon Health Center on January 30, 1947, Opened as Gov. Bacon Health Center September 27, 1948)
|Hours:||Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Client Service Hours: 24 Hour Facility
Visiting Hours: Please call the facility for current visiting hours
|Purpose:||The Governor Bacon Health Center (GBHC) is located in Delaware City, Delaware. This 292-acre campus is the center for a 94-bed long term care residential facility which provides intermediate care. Other special programs provided on the campus include, the privately contracted Meadows Program, and the Recovery Center of Delaware, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. Co-located at this site are non-Departmental agencies which include: Division of Purchasing; Delaware National Guard; New Castle County Sewer Treatment Plant; and Fort DuPont State Park.|
|Directions:||Driving Directions and Transportation Information
to DHSS Governor Bacon Health Center
Please click on the appropriate DHSS building or corresponding name of a DHSS building below for a listing of its divisions/services and for driving directions to the facility.
- DHSS = Delaware Health and Social Services
- OMB = Office of Management and Budget
- DNREC = Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
- DPS = Department of Public Safety
Please note: The numbers on the map above correspond to this map only. Where possible, the numbers to the original Governor Bacon Health Center buildings are indicated within the building names and information pages.
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