Resources

GENERAL

Link

Services/Information

DELAWARE 211http://www.delaware211.org/

2-1-1 in-state

1-800-560-3372 out-of-state

  • Financial assistance
  • Emergency housing and food
  • Government/information service
  • Utilities assistance
  • Legal services
  • Child support
  • Transportation
  • Mental health counseling
  • Family issues (abortion, abuse, adoption, family court, foster care, parenting skills, pregnancy/breastfeeding)
  • Professional licensing
DELAWARE DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTHhttp://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/index.html
  • Sections and programs
  • Information
  • Services
KIDS HEALTH FROM NEMOURShttp://kidshealth.org/
  • General Health
  • Growth and Development
  • Infections
  • Disease & Conditions
  • Pregnancy & Baby
  • Nutrition & Fitness
  • Emotions & Behavior
  • School & Family Life
  • First Aid & Safety

YOUTH/ADOLOSCENT

TEENS HEALTH FROM NEMOURShttp://kidshealth.org/teen/
  • Body
  • Mind
  • Sexual health
  • Foot and fitness
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Infections
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • School and jobs
  • Staying safe
STAY TEEN. ORGhttp://stayteen.org/
  • Abstinence
  • Contraception
  • Healthy sexual relationships
ADOLESCENT RESOURCE CENTER (ARC)http://www.cffde.org/services/supportingteens/arc.aspx

 

302-658-6134

  • Counseling
  • Birth Control
  • STD Testing/Treatment
  • HIV Testing
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Pregnancy testing and options counseling
  • Pelvic Examinations
  • Parent & or partner counseling & referrals
  • Sexuality Education in schools & other community setting
  • Telephone hotline for confidential advice
DELAWARE ADOLESCENT PROGRAM INChttp://www.dapi.org/

(302) 764-9740

  • Academic instruction for pregnant teenagers
  • Child care
  • Health service
  • Mentoring
STREET LEADERS URBAN PROMISEhttp://urbanpromise.org/

302-425-5502

  • After school programs
  • Summer camps
  • StreetLeader Job Training Program
  • Urban Promise School
  • Urban Promise Academy
  • RiseUP Work Groups
  • International Intern Program
  • UPSEL/UrbanPromise International
NOR ENTERPRISEhttp://www.stormino.net/
  • Youth mentoring & tutoring
  • School transportation for homeless students
  • Youth counseling
  • Youth computer training & job skills training
  • Free housing, food, & clothing for families

PREGNANCY

GET UP AND DO SOMETHING! YOUR SOURCE FOR OPTIMAL HEALTHhttp://getupanddosomething.org/
  • Nutrition
  • Stress
  • Physical activity
HEALTHY BEGINNINGS – CHRISTIANA CAREhttp://www.christianacare.org/healthybeginnings

302-428-4100

 

http://www.christianacare.org/ (main)

  • Preconception care
  • Pregnancy planning
  • Prenatal care
HEALTHY WOMEN DELAWAREhttp://moms.healthywomende.com/Mom
  • Life plan
  • Health and wellness for new/expectant moms
  • Text4baby, Kicks Count
  • What to know when your new baby arrives
MARCH OF DIMEShttp://www.marchofdimes.com/
  • Pregnancy
  • Preparing for the baby

BREASTFEEDING

BREAST FEEDING COALITION OF DEhttp://www.delawarebreastfeeding.org/
  • Information, resources about breast feeding

PARENTING SUPPORT

CHILDREN & FAMILY FIRST OF DEhttp://www.cffde.org/
  • Healthy babies
  • Early childhood
  • Family resources
  • Workplace
  • Positive parenting
  • Supporting teens
  • Older adults
WILMINGTON HEAD STARThttp://wilmheadstart.org.global-nameservers.com/home/index.asp
  • Promotes preschool readiness (3-5 y.o)
  • Educational health
  • Nutrition
  • Social services
  • Home Visiting Services
HEALTHY FAMILIES AMERICAhttp://www.healthyfamiliesamerica.org/home/index.shtml Home Visiting services

  • Care for yourself during pregnancy;
  • Soothe your crying baby;
  • Ensure your child is receiving the right nutrition;
  • Promote healthy child development and bonding; and
  • Create a safe home environment.
PARENT’S AS TEACHERShttp://www.parentsasteachers.org/
  • Home visiting service
NURSE FAMILY PARTNERSHIPhttp://www.nursefamilypartnership.org

 

  • Home visiting service

MEN/FATHERHOOD

ONE VILLAGE ALLIANCE http://iamthevillage.org

302-656-2021

  • Man to men mentoring
  • Job skills and training
  • Career empowerment workshops
  • ‘Suited for success’ sessions
DELAWARE FATHERHOOD & FAMILY COALITIONhttp://www.delawaredads.org/home
  • Goal 1: Promote Father Involvement as a Positive Influence
  • Goal 2: Strengthen the Delaware Fatherhood/Family Coalition
  • Goal 3: Provide DFFC Education Opportunities
  • Goal 4: Providing Service Alternatives
MAN UP PLAN UPhttp://www.manupplanup.com/#manWithAPlan
  • Information about fatherhood and pre-contraception health
  • Information about access to free condoms

MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN DEhttp://www.mhainde.org/
CHILD INChttp://www.childinc.com/
  • Domestic violence hotline
  • Runaway youth hotline
  • Family support and parent education
SURVIVORS OF ABUSE IN RECOVERYhttp://www.survivorsofabuse.org/

 

(302) 655-3953 & 651-0181 for kids & teens

  • Statewide recovery services for survivors of sexual abuse & assault & loved ones (primary & secondary victims)
  • Professional mental health services provided regardless of ability to afford full cost of treatment
WEED AND SEEDhttp://cjc.delaware.gov/weedseed.shtml

(302) 472-6624

 

  • Drug prevention education
  • Prevention through the arts
  • Neighborhood prevention program
  • Prevention specialty programs for adults in transition
  • Entrepreneurship program
  • Summer swimming
YWCA ELIMINATING RACISM EMPOWERING WOMENhttp://www.ywca.org
  • Advocacy

STD/HIV

AIDS DELAWARE http://aidsdelaware.org/

 

  • HIV Testing
  • ADCS Counseling
  • Support groups
  • Special programs for youth
  • Doctors and clinics

HEALTH CARE SERVICES

HENRIETTA JOHNSON MEDICAL CENTERhttp://www.hjmc.org/
  • Family medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Dental
  • Podiatry
  • On-site laboratory
  • Financial counseling
  • Medicaid enrollment
  • Language interpretation
WESTSIDE HEALTH http://www.westsidehealth.org/

 

302-575-1414

  • Family medical care
  • Women’s health services
  • Disease management
  • Dental care
  • Adolescent health services
  • Mental health care
  • Podiatry care
  • Support services
  • Financial aid
PLANNED PARENTHOOD DELAWAREhttp://www.plannedparenthood.org/delaware/

 

  • Abortion referral
  • Birth control
  • HIV Testing
  • LGBT Services
  • Men’s Health Care
  • Morning-After Pill
  • Pregnancy Testing Services
  • STD Testing, Treatment, and Vaccine
  • Women’s Health
  • Comprehensive sexuality health classes
Family Planning/Reproductive Health, Northeast Service Center
Division of Public Health
1624 Jessup StreetWilmington, DE 19802

Contact: Gaye Council, Clinic Manager(302) 552-3500

Family Planning/Reproductive Health, Porter State Service Center

Division of Public Health
511 West 8th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Contact: Loretta Taylor, Clinical Manager (302) 577-3521

  • Women, men & teens 12 years & older
  • Birth control treatment & counseling
  • Breast & pap exams
  • STD testing
  • Pregnancy testing & other services related to women, men, & teens sexual & reproductive health

 

COMMUNITY & COMMUNITY CENTERS

PEOPLE’S SETTLEMENT ASSOCIATIONhttp://www.psassociation.org/
  • Community Housing
  • Senior transportation
  • Senior nutrition
  • Senior social support and recreation
  • Youth center
  • Drug prevention
  • Narcotics anonymous
EDGEMOOR COMMUNITY CENTERhttp://www.ecc-de.org/
  • Childcare
  • Room Rentals
  • Food support
 
  • Counseling
  • Learning Center
  • Thrift Center
KINGSWOOD COMMUNITY CENTERhttp://www.kwac.org/index.html

 302 764-9022

  • GED
  • Job awareness and readiness workshops and training
  • Job fairs
  • academic instruction certified by the Delaware Department of Education
  • Psychological testing and counseling by certified family therapists
  • Vocational instruction and hands on opportunities
  • After school, evening and summer programs
  • Budget and housing counseling
  •  Teen pregnancy prevention
  • Emergency services to our community in the areas of utility and rental assistance, food closet , brown bag activities, and referrals for ancillary services
  • Senior transportation
  • Senior meal services
  • Daycare
  • Family support
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSEhttp://www.neighborhoodhse.org/

 

  • Academic tutoring
  • Emergency food, heat, electricity
  • Family support
  • Housing
  • Weatherization
HOPE ZONE OFFICE, SOUTHBRIDGEhttp://wilmhope.org/
  • Mentoring
  • Community referrals
  • Network for social service providers, community based resources, local businesses
  • Juvenile probation officer
  • Family crisis therapist
CLAYMOUNT COMMUNITY CENTERhttp://www.claymontcenter.org/
  • Senior center
  • Health services
  • Food support

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