Places that Help: Delaware
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Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
Children and Families First
Locations throughout Delaware in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties . Various services including healthy parenting classes, rise up from welfare programs, counseling and other programs that help ensure child safety.
New Castle County: (302) 658-5177
Children's Advocacy Center
Various location throughout Delware in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties. Provides services for children who are victims of sexual or physical abuse or who have witnessed domestic violence or other crimes.
CONTACT Rape Crisis Hotline
Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 903
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 658-2958 (New Castle County)
(800) 701-0456 (Kent & Sussex Counties)
Provides shelter and advocacy services for domestic violence women and children.
Division of Family Services Child Abuse Hotline
Locations throughout Delaware in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties. Provides services to children who have experienced abandonment, abuse, adjudication, mental illness, neglect, and substance abuse.
Latin American Community Center (Bilingual)
(302) 655-7338 Bicultural Hotline
Provides counseling and various support services to victims of domestic violence and their children
Safe Program at People's Place
Safe Program: 302-422-8033
Turning Point: 302-677-2711
Provides emergency shelter, family therapy, case management, and transition services for victims of domestic violence.
Turning Point provides Shelter, on-site monitoring for custody visitation arrangements, and other services.
State of Delaware Violent Crimes Compensation Board
900 North King Street Suite 4
Wilmington, DE 19801
800-464-HELP (The Delaware Helpline)
Provides compensation to victims for crime who sustain physical and/or emotional injury.
Turning Point at People's Place
Shelter, on-site monitoring for custody visitation arrangements, and other services.
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