17557 Social Services

Find 17557 departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Maryland State Social Service Department 122 South Queen Street Rising Sun MD 21911 27.9 miles from 17557 410-658-2145


Delaware State Social Service Department 501 Ogletown Rd Newark DE 19711 33.8 miles from 17557 302-453-2800

Delaware State Social Service Department 153 East Chestnut Hill Road Newark DE 19713 35.1 miles from 17557 302-368-6610

Delaware State Social Service Department 153 East Chestnut Hill Road Newark DE 19713 35.1 miles from 17557 302-368-6725

Elkton Social Service Department 405 Bow Street Elkton MD 21921 35.9 miles from 17557 443-485-6193

Cecil County Social Service Department 135 East High Street Elkton MD 21921 36.2 miles from 17557 410-996-0260

Cecil County Social Service Department 170 East Main Street Elkton MD 21921 36.4 miles from 17557 410-996-0100

Delaware State Social Service Department 1920 Maryland Avenue Wilmington DE 19805 36.6 miles from 17557 302-498-5500

Delaware State Social Service Department 509 West 8th Street Wilmington DE 19801 36.8 miles from 17557 302-777-2800

Delaware State Social Service Department 1624 Jessup Street Wilmington DE 19802 37.3 miles from 17557 302-552-3530

New Castle County Social Service Department 87 Reads Way New Castle DE 19720 37.6 miles from 17557 302-395-5605

Delaware State Social Service Department 3301 Green Street Claymont DE 19703 38.2 miles from 17557 302-798-4093

Delaware State Social Service Department 500 Rogers Road New Castle DE 19720 38.5 miles from 17557 302-577-3814

Delaware State Social Service Department 84 Christiana Road New Castle DE 19720 38.6 miles from 17557 302-395-6740

Hartford County Social Service Department 975 Beards Hill Road Aberdeen MD 21001 40.3 miles from 17557 410-297-9243

Maryland State Social Service Department 2 South Bond Street Bel Air MD 21014 41.7 miles from 17557 410-836-4700

Delaware State Social Service Department 122 Silver Lake Road Middletown DE 19709 49.2 miles from 17557 302-378-5781

Philadelphia Social Service Department 1315 Cherry Street Philadelphia PA 19107 49.2 miles from 17557 215-686-6055

Camden County Social Service Department 600 Market Street Camden NJ 08102 51.6 miles from 17557 856-225-8800

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.