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Publications & Forms


ASSIST - Application for Social Services and Internet Screening Tool
This site will let you see if your household is potentially eligible for Delaware's social service programs. You can then apply for these services online. ASSIST helps you submit an application and gives you additional information to complete the process.

Fair Hearing Decisions
All individuals are given an opportunity for an impartial, objective review of actions taken in programs administered by the Division. Here you will find the results of these reviews.

Applications for Assistance

Food Assistance, Cash Assistance and Medicaid applications can be submitted to any local Division of Social Services office either in person, by a designated third party, by fax or other electronic transmission or by mail.

The Healthy Children Program (Medicaid) application can be mailed to the address found on our Contacts page.

The Delaware Prescription Assistance Program (DPAP) began accepting applications on October 5th, 2018. The program will provide benefits for approved members starting January 1, 2019.

-Rights and Responsibilities in English

-derechos y responsabilidades en espanol

-Food Benefit Non-Discrimination Statement English

-declaracion de no discriminacion de beneficios alimentarios en espanol

2022-2023 Cost of Living Adjustments for Food Benefits, Cash Assistance and Child Care

Division of Social Services: Privacy Notice for Personally Identifiable Information English Spanish

Plans and Publications

CCDF Plan for Delaware FFY 2022-2024 - Spanish

CCDF Public Hearing Announcement May 2021

CCDF State Plan FFY 2022-2024 Synopsis

CCDF Public Hearing Comment Sheet

Delaware's 2021 Cost of Care Study: Preliminary Report

Purchase of Care Provider Handbook

Delaware Child Care Disaster Plan FFY 2018

Delaware TANF State Plan 2023-2026 (PUBLIC NOTICE)

Delaware TANF State Plan 2020-2022

Delaware TANF State Plan 2017-2020 Amendment

Delaware TANF State Plan 2017-2020

Child Care Development Fund for 2019-2021

Child Care Development Fund Plan for 2016 - 2018

CCDF Response to Public Comments

ASSIST forms

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