Delaware State Social Service Department in Dover Delaware

Address and phone number for Delaware State Social Service Department, a Social Services, at Federal Street, Dover DE.


Name
Delaware State Social Service Department
Address
417 Federal Street, Dover, Delaware, 19901
Phone
302-744-4701
Fax
302-739-6659
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

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About the Delaware State Social Service Department

The Delaware State Social Service Department, located in Dover, DE, is a government agency that offers social services for Dover residents. Social Services include health and human services, low-income programs, and government benefits. The office oversees these programs to provide a social safety net and protect children, the elderly, and vulnerable adults. Dover residents can contact Social Services to learn more about available programs, eligibility guidelines, and to apply for services.

You may contact Social Services for questions about:
  • Dover Social Services programs
  • How to apply for Social Services
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Making an appointment with Social Services
  • Hours of operation
Social Services Programs in Dover

The Delaware State Social Service Department manages multiple Social Services programs in Dover. These programs support low-income residents, children, the elderly, and other vulnerable communities. In addition to overseeing these programs, Social Services provides information on qualifying for Social Services programs, the application process, and using Social Services. You can contact Social Services to make an appointment.

Eligibility Requirements

Social Services provides information about eligibility requirements for Dover health and human services programs. For some programs, such as SNAP or TANF, eligibility requirements are set at the federal level. Eligibility for programs like Medicare and Medicaid depends on Delaware regulations and federal requirements. Contact the Social Services office for eligibility information.

Applying for Dover Social Services

The Delaware State Social Service Department accepts applications for Dover, Delaware, and %federal% Social Services programs. These programs include the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs for Dover residents. The Social Services office works with other Kent County and Delaware Social Services providers to connect residents with safety net programs.

Dover Social Services Programs for Children

In Dover, Social Services include programs for children, such as the federal Head Start program, child support enforcement, food benefits for low-income families, and child welfare services. Contact Delaware State Social Service Department to learn more about Social Services programs for children, eligibility requirements, and applying for these programs.

Health Insurance Programs

The Social Services office manages health insurance programs for Dover residents, including administering the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs. Social Services also oversees Delaware health programs for low-income residents who do not meet federal health coverage requirements. The office can also provide information on Delaware programs that cover uninsured children.

Health and Human Services Programs

Kent County residents can learn about many other health and human services programs by contacting Delaware State Social Service Department. These include programs on housing, substance use disorders, addiction programs, mental health services, and programs for people with disabilities. Social Services can also connect Dover residents with food pantries, homeless shelters, foster care programs, adoption agencies, and child care services. You can also contact Social Services for information on child welfare services that investigate reports of child abuse or neglect, senior services, and child support enforcement.

Contact the Delaware State Social Service Department

You may contact the Delaware State Social Service Department by calling 302-744-4701, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Delaware State Social Service Department, 417 Federal Street, Dover, Delaware, 19901.