Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2023: Get Help Now!
Attention Medicaid Participants: Eligibility Renewals Restarted April 1, 2023
APPLY ONLINE: Click the ASSIST icon below to apply for health and social service programs.
Click here to stay up to date as the Division of Social Services returns to normal operations and find resources for when pandemic program changes end.Learn More
TANF AND SNAP WORK REQUIREMENTS
The work requirements for TANF and SNAP have restarted. If you do not have an exemption from work requirements, you must work or participate with the Division of Social Services' Employment and Training programs to continue to receive TANF cash assistance or SNAP food benefits. Click here to learn more.
The Division of Social Services' Employment and Training programs can help you gain job skills, find employment, and locate education and training courses. To begin participating with the TANF or SNAP Employment and Training program, please contact your local Division of Social Services office for more information.
START PLANNING NOW FOR WHEN COVID-19 ASSISTANCE ENDS
Many extra benefits and services available because of COVID-19 will end in the coming months when the public health emergency comes to an end. Delaware offers many FREE social service, health, financial, and employment resources. Click here to learn more.EBT FRAUD ALERT!
Delaware Health and Social Services recently discovered a SNAP food benefit fraud operation that involved Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card skimming/cloning. Thieves are using illegal electronic devices to copy EBT card information and steal food benefits.
You can help prevent EBT card skimming/cloning by:
If you believe you are the victim of card skimming/cloning and food benefits were stolen from your EBT card, contact the Division of Social Services at 1-866-843-7212.SNAP ONLINE PURCHASING PROGRAM
Households can use their Delaware EBT cards to shop and pay for eligible food items online at participating stores. Click here to learn more about purchasing groceries online with your SNAP food benefits or P-EBT benefits.
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.Learn More
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.
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 how Delaware is working to make health care better. Get a chance to discuss with experts the things that matter most to you.
Determine if your household is potentially eligible for Delaware's Social Service Programs and download an application today.
Community Partner Support Unit (CPSU) helps increase access to services by providing ongoing, personalized support for organizations that serve those in need.
Empowering seniors to prevent healthcare fraud.
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