Health and Human Services

Delaware offers an abundance of health and social services resources to promote the health and well being of all in Delaware.

Contact Information

Health and Social Services
Office of the Secretary
Main Building
1901 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

Phone:  (302) 255-9040

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Fight the Flu! Get the Flu Vaccine!

Get the latest information about the flu from the Delaware Division of Public Health. Learn whether and how it affects Delaware, and find out how you can protect yourself and your family.

Learn how the flu spreads, get flu clinic locations, news, FAQ's, updates and related information. Visit Influenza (Flu) Information.

 General Health & Wellness

Disease Prevention, Management and Care

Health Insurance

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Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace provides information and resources for Delaware individuals and families, business owners, and health care providers about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Delaware Department of Insurance offers a collection of information and links to help users understand the Affordable Care Act.

Visit Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace and Find a health insurance coverage plan that is right for your needs.

Family Planning & Healthcare Resources

Please Note

 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services


If you are experiencing a medical emergency, have taken an overdose, or have harmed yourself in any way, DIAL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY

Or you may contact Crisis Intervention Services by contacting them at:

Northern Delaware Hotline, call:  800-652-2929

Southern Delaware Hotline, call:  800-345-6785

 Programs & Human Services

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Find assistance with benefits such as WIC, SNAP, medicaid, and social services. Apply for and check elegibility using the ASSIST On-Line service.

The Department of Health and Social Services along with other government and non-government agencies serve those in need of assistance.

 Citizens with Disabilities

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The Developmental Disabilities Council provides resources for parents, caregivers and teachers for transitioning disabled teens and young adults to adulthood. The Developmental Disabilities Council's mission is to work to ensure that people with developmental disabilities enjoy the same quality of life as the rest of society.

The Governor’s Advisory Council For Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) serves as the review board for policies, procedures and practices related to the delivery of services for all residents with exceptionalities or disabilities in Delaware from birth to death.

 Senior Resources

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Seniors and their caregivers may access a variety of services, resources to support their continously living vibrant and meaningful lives.

ASSIST On-Line is an online quesitonaire which lets Delawareans including caregivers check eligibility and apply for assistance. The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) offers answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Senior Resources

 Research Publications, Forms & Media

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 State, Federal & Non-Government Organizations