Emergency Shelter

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Emergency Shelter in Delaware

Learn about our top emergency shelter resources throughout New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties. Resource lists include community shelters, recovery homes, and transitional housing.

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The Salvation Army Delaware Command’s Booth Emergency Housing Residence is a 52-bed emergency shelter for women and women with children up to age 17. The team also provides a cold-weather shelter for men, women, and children through an agreement with the City of Wilmington. Delawareans can receive additional support through mental health counseling, adult addiction recovery, community center, utility assistance, and children and senior programs. To learn more, visit the Delaware Command’s website or contact Delaware 211. You can calltext your zip code to 898-211, or chat with our team online. 

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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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