In addition to referring callers to a wide range of health and human service resources, Delaware 2-1-1 offers specialized programs to address specific needs and situations.
Help Me Grow
Ensuring children meet developmental milestones is critical to their long-term success. The Help Me Grow program works with families to identify potential behavioral and educational challenges and connects them with the proper resources to support every child’s greatest potential. In addition to calling Delaware 2-1-1, Help Me Grow can be reached by sending a text message to 302-231-1464 (1HMG) from 8AM–5 PM, Monday through Friday. A Child Development Specialist will respond to inquiries via text message within 15 minutes.
Cancer Care Helpline
The uncertainties of cancer and its treatment can be overwhelming. The free Cancer Care Helpline provides patients with access to local and national cancer and human service organizations, enabling them to focus on what matters most—beating cancer.
Crisis Preparedness and Response
Delaware 2-1-1 is a vital tool in times of natural disaster and other serious crises. With one 24-hour source for news updates, critical instructions, and assistance referrals, public officials can share information quickly and easily, and residents can stay safe and informed.