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Delaware Healthy Children Program - How to Apply

How to Apply for DHCP

It's easy and convenient. Parents or caregivers can fill out and mail an application form on paper, or complete and submit an application on the internet. A paper application form may be obtained either by calling the Delaware Healthy Children Program (DHCP) at 1-800-996-9969 or by printing a copy of the DHCP application form. The application form is also available in Spanish/en Español.

On the internet, you can find out if your child may be eligible for DHCP medical coverage and complete an online application using ASSIST- the State of Delaware's Application for Social Service Programs.

Proof of family income (full month's pay stubs, award letters, or latest tax-return if self-employed), proof of identity and citizenship or lawful alien status (copy of front & back of alien card or INS paperwork), and proof of pregnancy (if someone in the household is pregnant) also needs to be mailed in with your application.

Find out more about the Delaware Healthy Children Program on our Frequently Asked Questions page. You may also print the DHCP flyer or view the flyer contents as a web page. For any other questions or for help filling out an application, you can call DHCP at 1-800-996-9969 .

Mail the completed application and supporting documents to:

Delaware Healthy Children Program 
PO Box 950
New Castle, DE 19720


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