Customer Resources

Local Resource Centers
State-wide Resource Programs
Delaware State Service Center
13 SW Front Street
Milford, DE 19963
302-424-7230, Option 2 

Delaware State Housing Authority: There are four types of affordable housing: Public Housing; Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8 Voucher); Site-Based Subsidized Housing; and Tax Credit sites. Visit their website to learn more about each, plus rental programs, emergency housing, income limits and landlord/tenant issues.

Catholic Charities - Kent County 
Basic Needs Fund 302-674-1600
Energy Assistance 302-674-1782; Fax 302-531-0850
2099 S. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
COVID-19 Rental Assistance & Mortgage Relief Program
Rental Assistance: Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DEHAP) can assist eligible renter households with rent arrears, current and forward rent, as well as utility arrears and current bills. Visit the application portal and find help submitting an application today!  If you’ve submitted an application, make sure to check your spam and junk mail folders so you don’t miss any emails!  
Mortgage Relief: The Delaware State Housing Authority and its partners are launching a new program designed to assist and support Delaware homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and/or could be facing foreclosure as a result of the aforementioned COVID-related hardship.  This program is expected to launch in the Spring of 2022. Development of the program has started.  Click here to sign up for program development alerts.
Catholic Charities - Sussex County
Basic Needs Fund 302-856-9578
Energy Assistance 302-856-6310
404 S. Bedford Street, Suite 9
Georgetown, DE 19947
DelawareHousingSearch.orgIt's fast and easy to use and includes detailed listings with pictures, maps, and more. Find everything from accessible homes to rentals and affordable homes for sale. Listings are updated daily.
First State Community Action - Kent County
Emergency Service
655 S. Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
302-674-1355 – Office
302-674-5229 – Fax
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a federally funded program for low-income families that need help in meeting their costs of home energy. The Division of State Service Centers (DSSC) administers this program on a contractual basis with Catholic Charities, Inc. Funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). DEAP services provide assistance to income eligible families to help them meet their home energy needs. Income eligibility is defined as 200% of the federal poverty level.
First State Community Action - Sussex County
Emergency Service
308 N. Railroad Avenue
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-7761 – Office
302-856-2599 –  Fax
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP): The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), is a part of a new federally funded American Rescue Plan program that provides assistance to eligible households to pay water and wastewater bills. Depending on your income and specific needs, you may be qualified for available funding to assistance with: Reconnection of Household Water Services, Prevent Disconnection of Household Water Services and Help Reduce Current Household Water Bills
Salvation Army - Kent County
611 Forest St.
Dover DE 19904
Phone: 302-678-9551

Salvation Army - Sussex County
22318 Sussex Hwy.
Seaford DE 19973
Phone: 302-628-2020

Food Bank of Delaware - Milford Branch
1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963
302-424-3301
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