About 211

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Delaware 211 is a free, confidential service available in multiple languages. We connect individuals and families in Delaware to the resources and services they need.

DE 211 in the Community

Here’s a snapshot of how the team at Delaware 211 has helped neighbors throughout the state over the past 12 months.





Click for emergency shelter resources

15,483 Requests

Received by Delaware 211 for housing & shelter assistance.

Click here for utility assistance resources

13,903 Requests

Made to Delaware 211 for utility related assistance.

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3,424 Requests

Made through Delaware 211 for food assistance.

Click here for Medical Care Resources

3,549 Requests

Received for healthcare & COVID related assistance.

In times of need, the greatest challenge can be knowing where to turn for help.

Hardship doesn’t discriminate. It can happen to anyone. Regardless of age, race, income level, or zip code, we can all find ourselves in a crisis and in need of assistance.

When life throws us a curveball, it’s important to know that you don’t have to struggle alone. Support is available, and people are here to help.

Whether you’re looking for information or have an urgent need, our team at Delaware 211 is here to support you and your loved ones.

Delaware 211 serves people of all income levels and cultural backgrounds. Our LIVE Helpline is free, confidential, and connects you with the support you need (when you need it most). Our team consists of Delaware-based resource specialists who care about helping their neighbors. They are experts in compassionately connecting people with health and human services resources across the state.

We know how difficult and overwhelming it can be when you’re searching for help, and you’re not sure where to go. I encourage you to reach out even if you just have questions. We’re here to assist you in whatever way we can to make it easier for you and your loved ones to get the help you need.

Learn more about Delaware 211

Whether you’re looking for information, struggling to meet basic needs, or in the midst of a crisis, our Delaware-based team members are here to support you. When you speak to a Delaware 211 resource specialist, you’ll not only talk to someone who cares, you’ll also get connected with organizations around the state who can help you immediately.

To speak with one of our team members, Dial 211, Text your zip code to 898-211, or Chat with them online. The helpline is open to all Delawareans, 8 am – 9 pm, Monday – Friday, and Saturdays from 9 am – 5 pm. The service is free, confidential, and available in multiple languages. We provide support for neighbors in the following areas:

  • Employment
  • Job Training
  • Family Issues
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Financial Assistance
  • Social Services
  • Public Assistance
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Emergency Housing
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Dental Services
  • Senior Services
  • Clothing
  • Affordable Housing
  • Education
  • Legal Services
  • Crisis Preparedness


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Help By Category

Choose the resource category that best matches your needs.

Mental Health

Food Assistance

Medical Care

Emergency Shelter


Utility Assitance

Substance Use

Housing Assistance

Legal Help



Tax Assistance

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Available Monday - Friday from 8 am - 9 pm