Assistance with Food, Bills, Housing, and Unemployment Claims

Delaware 211

Get assistance with:

  • finding food
  • paying housing bills
  • finding other essential services
Visit: and use the guided search or keyword search.
Call:  2-1-1 
Text:  898-211 with your zip code and assistance need. 
Email: for general concerns or questions 


Housing Alliance Delaware

If you are homeless and in need of emergency shelter:

Call:  1-833-FIND-BED (1-833-346-3233)
  If you are asked to leave a voicemail, please leave your name and a call back number.
Email: for general concerns or questions 


DSHA Housing Assistance Program

Will provide eligible households up to $1,500 in assistance, with payments made directly to the property owner or utility company.

Visit: for applications and information.
Call:  1-888-363-8808


Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans

Looking for help? Don’t know where to start? DCHV is licensed through DSAM and we accept Medicaid for outpatient care.

Call:  1-302-691-7411
Email: for general inquiries 


Department of Labor COVID-19 Response Center

Due to overwhelming call volume the agency has increased their staff to better respond to your email inquiries. For better response times it is recommended that you use email over telephone, when possible.

Call:  1-302-761-8446
Text:  uifacts to 555888 to receive the top 16 questions asked by Delawareans about unemployment insurance 
Download: Unemployment Benefits Eligibility + COVID-19 FAQs
Email: for unemployment insurance claim inquiries


Use this link to sign up for our weekly Unemployment Updates for Delawareans. The email will also contain:

  • Updates on our UI claims processing procedures.
  • Links to employment resources.
  • Immediate employment opportunities for those affected by job loss due to the global pandemic.
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