OUR PARTNERS

United Way of Delaware is proud to support hundreds of local programs through the work of more than 100 partner agencies.

Requirements to be a partner agency:
•501©(3) status
•Governance by local volunteers
•Employs a professional staff
•Has an established record of service in the areas of education, financial stability or health
•Is financially stable
•Submits to annual management review
•Evaluates and reports outcomes and effectiveness of United Way-funded programs

To search for an agency by agency name:

Designation codes for agencies are listed to the right. In the interest of space, only the headquarters location, phone number and website address are listed. Please contact the agency directly for additional information. Note that not all partner agencies have websites.

ONE VILLAGE ALLIANCE (12569)
Wilmington: (302) 656-2021http://www.iamthevillage.org

FIRST STATE COMMUNITY LOAN FUND (9298)
Wilmington: (302) 652-6774

Founded in 1993, First State Community Loan Fund is a not-for-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that specializes in supporting small businesses, micro-enterprises and affordable housing development in the State of Delaware. First State’s mission is to promote and provide creative opportunities for access to capital for businesses, developers of affordable housing, and community organizations throughout Delaware.

As a federally certified CDFI, First State Community Loan Fund leverages funds from investors and contributors to lend for the construction and renovation of affordable housing, the start-up and expansion of businesses, and the provision of essential community services.

http://www.firststateloan.org

INTERFAITH COMMUNITY HOUSING OF DELAWARE (711)
Wilmington: (302) 652-3991

Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware acts as a catalyst to revitalize and strengthen neighborhoods by providing sustainable housing and homeownership services that support low and moderate income households, empower residents for leadership, and promote individual and community asset building.

http://www.ichde.org

NEHEMIAH GATEWAY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (9482)
Wilmington: (302) 655-0803

Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation (NGCDC) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to financial education and services for low-to-moderate income individuals. Incorporated in 2000, the organization offers a variety of programs focused on increasing the financial well-being of its customers through engaging them in strategies for asset development, financial management and successful employment.

http://www.nehemiahgateway.org

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, SOUTH-ATLANTIC DIVISION (105)
New Castle: (302) 324-4227
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based primary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.http://www.cancer.com

AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA (110)
Wilmington: (302) 656-6620
Red Cross services to Delawareans include: disaster preparedness and relief; assistance to military members and their families; and training to save lives (first-aid, CPR, water safety, HIV/AIDS education, babysitting, etc.). Nationally, the American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, has a mission to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement.http://www.redcrossdelmarva.org

ARC OF DELAWARE, THE (250)
Wilmington: (302) 996-9400
Advocates for individuals of all ages with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Services provided include systemic advocacy, empowerment and financial literacy courses, information and referral, employment, case management, and housing.http://www.arcde.org

BERNARD & RUTH SIEGEL JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (411)
Wilmington: (302) 478-5660
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) provides the Delaware Valley with diverse and extensive services. The center provides members and the entire community with a central place in which individuals, families, groups, and organizations can best express their interest and have their social, educational, cultural, fitness, and recreational needs met.http://www.siegeljcc.org

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF DELAWARE, INC. (140)
Wilmington: (302) 998-3577
Establish and support friendships between adult volunteers and children, ages 6 through 17, from single-parent families who need extra adult attention and guidance. Mentoring opportunities include the Big Brother Big Sister Community-Based Mentor Program, School-Based Mentor Program, and Mentoring Children of Promise for children with an incarcerated parent.http://www.bbbsde.org

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, DEL-MAR-VA COUNCIL, INC. (150)
Wilmington: (302) 622-3300

Boy Scouting's mission is to instill values in young people and guide them to their full potential. Cub Scouting (boys 7-10), Boy Scouting (boys 11-18), and Exploring and Venturing (young men & women 14-21) are the primary programs. Program emphasis is on character development, citizenship, leadership, and personal fitness.

http://www.delmarvacouncil.org

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF DELAWARE, INC. (160)
Wilmington: (302) 658-1870
Variety of services/programs for youth, 6-20 years old; with special concern for youth at-risk; program focus on drug and alcohol, school dropout prevention, educational, vocational, social program; all programs designed to improve self-esteem and confidence.http://www.bgclubs.org

BRANDYWINE COUNSELING INC. (165)
Wilmington: (302) 656-2348
Provide outpatient addictions treatment and HIV/AIDS prevention services statewide.http://www.brandywinecounseling.org

CARELINK COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (392)
Wilmington: (302) 429-6693
A community rehabilitation agency designed to maximize the independence of people with physical, developmental, cognitive, or psychiatric disabilities. Services offered are: case management and support services, assistance locating housing, daily living skills training, crisis intervention, counseling, financial and healthcare management, transportation, recreation and socialization.http://www.carelink-svs.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, INC. (170)
Wilmington: (302) 655-9624
Services provided include: out-patient behavioral health and substance abuse training, pregnancy counseling, adoption, pre-adolescent residential care for children, maternity home services, support for persons living with HIV/AIDS, intervention programs for perpetrators of domestic violence, marriage preparation, Delaware Energy Assistance Program, financial assistance, information & referral services, food and shelter, day care nutrition support (CACFP), assistance with immigration needs, thrift stores, social justice education, and support for community organizing.http://www.cdow.org/charities.html

CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY (180)
Wilmington: (302) 658-3800
CYM operates the state's largest organized youth atheletic program serving over 8,000 young people. CYM coordinates programs that assist disadvantaged families and the less fortunate in our state. CYM offers leadership development programs that equip young people and their adult leaders with the skills to help them strengthen their communities. CYM offers programs directed towards "at risk" youth that foster self-esteem and offer educational opportunities for young people about the perils associated with drug and alcohol use.http://www.cdow.org/youth.html

CHEER (475)
Georgetown: (302) 856-5187
Established in 1971 as a private non-profit agency, CHEER's mission is to provide services that enable persons 50 and over throughout Sussex County to maintain their independence. Services include: in-home personal care, homemaker and caregiver services. In addition, CHEER's comprehensive service programs also include, congregate and homebound meals, transportation, senior housing, fitness, emergency home repair, grocery delivery, and many volunteer services too numerous to mention.http://www.scss.org

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST (299)
Wilmington: (302) 658-5177
This agency's mission is to strengthen families and communities by providing quality mental health, educational and social services. Services offered are: parenting education, workplace services, services for teens (ARC), adoption, family foster care, mental health counseling, residential treatment center for adolescents, and the Resource Mothers Program to decrease infant mortality. Many services are available in Spanish and English. http://www.cffde.org

CHRISTINA CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, INC. (210)
Wilmington: (302) 652-0101
Christina's Mission is to make an education inclusive of the arts affordable and accessible to youth from low-income families in a safe environment conducive to learning.http://www.ccac-de.org

CLAYMONT COMMUNITY CENTER (215)
Claymont: (302) 792-2757
The Claymont Community Center's mission is to unite the efforts of human service agencies, government, and other community organizations in serving the human and enrichment needs of the residents of Claymont and Brandywine Hundred. The center hosts over 30 diverse health, social, educational, recreational, and other community programs at its recently renovated facility, including a State Services Center and a branch of the public library. In addition to coordination, the Center directly operates five programs: a counseling center and a health clinic for the uninsured, a learning center (after-school tutoring and adult literacy), the Brandywine Senior Center and a crisis alleviation program (food and financial assistance).http://www.claymontcenter.org

COMMUNITY LEGAL AID SOCIETY, INC. (220)
Wilmington: (302) 575-0660
To provide civil legal services to people with low-incomes, people with physical and/or mental disabilities and individuals age 60 and over. Poverty Law Program, Disabilities Law Program, Elder Law Program, and Fair Housing Program.http://www.declasi.org

CONTACTLIFELINE, INC. (230)
Wilmington: (302) 761-9800
ContactLifeline provides services to Delawareans in crisis, at no charge. ContactLifeline's Crisis Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to help our neighbors at risk for self-harm, sexual abuse or those who need information about, or referral to human services providers. ContactLifeline serves all parts of Delaware. ContactLifeline is Delaware's only 24/7/365 Crisis Helpline and provider of information and referral services.

ContactLifeline also provides comprehensive statewide crisis services to victims of sexual assault. Services include: statewide toll-free 24/7 telephone counseling, accompaniment services at hospital emergency rooms, police, and courts; short-term individual support for victims and families, support groups for victims, public education on sexual assault and rape prevention. Rape Aftercare services provides follow-up support to victims of sexual assault, along with community outreach to underserved populations. Counseling Supportive Services provides individual and group counseling for sexual assault victims, with an outreach program offered in school wellness centers throughout Delaware.

ContactLifeline works closely with the National RAINN Network (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) and facilitates the work of the Sexual Assault Network of Delaware (SAND), a collaborative network of law enforcement professionals, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, victim advocates and volunteers. SAND is charged with raising public awareness of issues relating to sexual assault, and advocating for improved systemic response for victims of sexual assault.http://www.contactlifeline.org

DELAWARE ADOLESCENT PROGRAM, INC. (240)
Wilmington: (302) 764-9740
Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. is a private non-profit agency dedicated to both pregnancy prevention and care and support for pregnant and parenting teens. DAPI enables these young women to continue their education in a nurturing and supportive environment that helps prepare them for the challenges of being a teen parent.http://www.dapi.org

DELAWARE CENTER FOR JUSTICE, INCORPORATED (260)
Wilmington: (302) 658-7174
We work to ensure an effective, efficient, and equitable system of justice in Delaware through direct services, public education, and advocacy. We provide services to youth at risk, offenders and ex-offenders, and elderly crime victims, including victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.http://www.dcjustice.org

DELAWARE GUIDANCE SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH, INC. (265)
Wilmington: (302) 652-3948
Delaware Guidance Services' mission is to provide quality mental health services for children, youth, and their families. Delaware Guidance Services believe that all children have the right to positive mental health and should have access to quality therapeutic care, regardless of their ability to pay. Delaware guidance offers a continuum of outpatient psychiatric counseling service for children and families, providing individual, family, and group therapy, medication therapy, psychiatric and psychological evaluations, and sexual abuse treatment. Services include: crisis services, outpatient psychotherapy, mental health aides, intensive outpatient treatment, school counseling services, and day treatment services.http://www.delawareguidance.org

DELAWARE 2-1-1 (241)
Wilmington: 211

Delaware 2-1-1's help hotline, in partnership with the State of Delaware, provides toll free access to information and referrals to critical and assistive programs and services. With one call, you can talk to a trained information and referral specialist who will listen to your concerns and guide you to local agencies and services that can help. If a love one is sick, call Delaware 2-1-1 and access local organizations and agencies dedicated to health. In addition, Delaware 2-1-1 provides special services, including Help Me Grow 2-1-1, the Cancer Helpline and Crisis Prepardness and Response.

http://www.delaware211.org

FIRST STATE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, INC. (9147)
Georgetown: (302) 856-7761

To work towards the elimination of poverty and to make less severe the effects of poverty on low-income people by providing a range of services and activities having a measurable and potentially major impact on overall community welfare; access to health services and nutritious food; meaningful employment and training opportunities; housing and community development; and access to adequate education including adult literacy.

http://www.firststatecaa.org

GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (310)
New Castle: (302) 322-3100
Generations Home Care, Inc. is committed to providing maintenance and support to nurture independence to improve the quality of life for the aging and disabled, and to help them remain in the community as long as possible. Recognizing that our clients have a variety of needs and that these needs change over time. Generations Home Care, Inc. is committed to a continuum of services responsive to our dynamic client population. In the development of programs, highest priority will be given, within the limits of available resources to needs otherwise unmet for lack of another provider or the inability of the client, family, or third party to pay the full cost of needed services. Recognizing the independence of services in the community, Generations Home Care, Inc. is committed to cooperating with others to uphold the highest standards and assures a staff of fully trained professionals. Services will be provided regardless of race, religion, sex, economic circumstances, national origin, or physical handicap.http://www.ghcde.org

GIRL SCOUTS OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY COUNCIL, INC. (320)
Newark: (302) 456-7150
The Girls Scouts is the world's preeminent organization, dedicated solely to girls, where in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adults, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives - like strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.http://www.girlscoutschesapeakebay.org

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF DELAWARE (330)
Wilmington: (302) 575-1041
Girls Incorporated of Delaware is a not-for-profit youth agency that guides the moral, mental, economic and physical well being of girls in Delaware regardless of race or creed. The organization helps girls find their own identity and develop their potential while providing services which enhance family life and support families' efforts to secure economic independence. http://www.girlsincde.org

HARRINGTON SENIOR CENTER, INC. (370)
Harrington: (302) 398-4224
The Harrington Senior Center was founded in July 1967, making it the oldest center in Kent County. The center is open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. We offer a diversity of programming for persons 50 and over.

HILLTOP LUTHERAN NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER, INC. (375)
Wilmington: (302) 656-3224
The center provides childcare, Early Childhood Assistance (traditionally known as Head Start) Early Head Start, tutoring, drop-out prevention, community advocacy and support services to parents. Scouts, summer camp, and a host of cultural enrichment and recreational activities are provided for school age youth. Serves the Hilltop area of Wilmington.

HOMEWARD BOUND, INC. (445)
Newark: (302) 737-2241
Emergency and transitional housing programs for homeless families with children, provides families an opportunity to deal with underlying causes of homelessness while taking positive steps to obtain permanent housing.http://www.homewardbound-de.org/

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF DELAWARE, INC. (412)
Wilmington: (302) 478-9411
With two New Castle County locations, Wilmington and Newark, Jewish Family Services of Delaware offers vital outpatient mental health services, aging-in-place services, and wellness programs through three distinct departments: Counseling, Care Management, and Community Education & Outreach. The agency's programs are available to all community members, regardless of age, race, religion, orientation, or economic status.http://www.jfsdelaware.org

KENT-SUSSEX INDUSTRIES, INC. (340)
Milford: (302) 422-4014
Kent-Sussex Industries, Inc. (KSI) is a private, non-profit rehabilitation organization whose mission is to provide support and services which help individuals who need specialized assistance to obtain and maintain an optimal level of employment. Services include assessment, vocational evaluation, work adjustment training, facility and community based employment and training, and supported and competitive employment. Door-to-door transportation is provided to all KSI program participants.http://www.ksiinc.org

KINGSWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER, INC. (400)
Wilmington: (302) 764-9022
Provides childcare, tutoring, delinquency prevention programs, senior citizen programs, emergency assistance, and information and referral services for Northeast Wilmington.http://www.kwac.org/index.html

LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY CENTER, INC. (415)
Wilmington: (302) 655-7338
This mission of the Latin American Community Center (LACC) is to assist the Latino community by offering resources and programs that promote empowerment and an enhanced quality of life while celebrating our diverse cultures. As Delaware's only full-service social-services agency, focusing on the needs of the State's growing Latino population, the LACC offers more that 20 programs dedicated to the healthy development and functioning of children, youth, and their families. Founded in 1969, the LACC is a neighborhood anchor in Wilmington's Hilltop community, offering services to the entire community as well as a meeting place for neighborhood groups. In partnership with the City of Wilmington and other community-based agencies, the LACC is dedicated to creating and sustaining an economically vibrant and culturally rich city.http://www.thelatincenter.org

LAUREL SENIOR CENTER, INC. (416)
Laurel: (302) 875-2536
Offers a wide spectrum of services to persons aged 55 or older, regardless of race, creed, or income.

LIMEN HOUSE, INC. (422)
Wilmington: (302) 571-1216
Halfway houses for recovering alcoholics/addicts. Provides counseling, structure, and life skills in a community setting. Based on principles of Alcoholics Anonymous.http://www.limenhouse.org/

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN DELAWARE (430)
Wilmington: (302) 654-6833
To deliver mental health education, support and advocacy and to collaborate in providing mental health leadership in Delaware.http://www.mhainde.org

MIDDLETOWN-ODESSA-TOWNSEND JEAN BIRCH SENIOR CENTER, INC. (435)
Middletown: (302) 378-4758
M.O.T.'s mission is to enable the elderly to remain independent, active, healthy, and productive. Provides nutritious meals daily and meals to the homebound. Recreation programs, education, exercise, and health programs.

MILTON & HATTIE KUTZ HOME, INC. (414)
Wilmington: (302) 764-7000
The Kutz Home is a skilled nursing facility providing 24 hour nursing care, rehabilitation, Kosher food, therapeutic diets, Alzheimer's programs, social services, recreational, social and religious activities.http://www.kutzhome.org

MINISTRY OF CARING (295)
Wilmington: (302) 652-3228
Emmanuel Dining Room responds to the human need for nutritious food served with dignity, love and respect. All are served without question. Meals are free and served in an atmosphere of hospitality and friendship. Help is available for attaining shelter, clothing, jobs, medical and dental care, and other services.http://www.ministryofcaring.org

NAMI-DE (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS IN DELAWARE) (103)
Wilmington: (302) 427-0787

NAMI-DE (National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware) is a statewide organization of families, people with mental illness, friends, and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by life-changing brain diseases, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. The agency provides support services, outreach, advocacy, education, and housing for persons with mental illness.

http://www.NAMIDE.org

NANTICOKE SENIOR CENTER, INC. (437)
Seaford: (302) 629-4939
Nanticoke Senior Center provides community seniors participation in social, recreational, cultural and physical activities, gives information and nutritious meals daily to congregate and homebound.

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, INC. (438)
Wilmington: (302) 652-3928
Provides a variety of programs, including family services, emergency assistance, housing counseling and development, employment services, child care, tutoring, drop-out prevention, recreation, college and career counseling, summer day camp, and computer- based instruction. The office located in Middletown provides family services, emergency assistance, and housing counseling.http://www.neighborhoodhse.org/

NEW CASTLE COUNTY HEAD START, INC. (439)
Newark: (302) 452-1500
Comprehensive child development programs and family support services for 3 to 5 year olds from low-income families.http://www.ncchs.org/index.html

NEWARK DAY NURSERY AND CHILDREN'S CENTER (440)
Newark: (302) 731-4925
The Newark Day Nursery and Children's Center, accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, serves children ages 6 weeks through thirteen. Focus is quality early childhood learning and enrichment programs, school age care, camp, and assisting families to work. Programs serve economically and ethnically diverse children with parents who work or live in the greater Newark area, and according to their families' ability to pay.http://www.newarkdaynursery.org

NEWARK SENIOR CENTER, INC. (443)
Newark: (302) 737-2336
The mission of the Newark Senior Center is to enable older adults in the community to maintain dignity, to enhance the quality of their lives, and to participate actively in all aspects of community life. Services are provided in these main program areas: education, recreation, and social activities, information and assistance, food services - congregate and meals on wheels, transportation, support groups, health and wellness, and fitness. Activities at the center are available to anyone over 50 years old.http://www.newarkseniorcenter.com

OPPORTUNITY CENTER INC. (450)
Wilmington: (302) 762-0300
Enabling people with disabilities and others with significant employment barriers to realize their maximum vocational potential.http://www.ourpeoplework.org

PEOPLES PLACE, INC. (455)
Milford: (302) 422-8033

Provides human services to individuals and families in Delaware and surrounding communities. Outpatient mental health, foster care and juvenile justice services for adolescents, veteran's outreach services, emergency and transitional shelter, domestic violence services , visitation centers and victim-offender mediation services.

http://www.peoplesplace2.com

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE DELAWARE (452)
Wilmington: (302) 254-4611
Provides programs for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, involved in public awareness, advocacy, training, prevention education, services for children who are at high risk for abuse and neglect, and children who have been the victims of abuse.http://www.pcadelaware.org

SALVATION ARMY, THE (470)
Wilmington: (302) 656-1696
The Salvation Army provides a range of social, spiritual, educational, crisis alleviation, recreational, childcare, and parenting programs to uplift and support those in need. Specific program components include the Emergency Housing Residence, the senior center, the child care center and after school program, the Corps Community Center, and the Family Service Department (which handles traveler's assistance), "welfare to work" programs, and various congregational ministries throughout the state.http://www.salvationarmydelaware.org

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF DELAWARE (490)
Wilmington: (302) 764-2400
Services for children and adults with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities. Case management, in-home respite care, The Client Assistance Program, summer day camping, and information and referral.http://www.ucpde.org

USO WORLD HEADQUARTERS (559)
Arlington: (703) 908-6430
Provides a "touch of home" for the military community including travel assistance, libraries, educational workshops, childcare, language courses, recreational lounges, family crisis intervention, and celebrity entertainment.http://www.uso.org

WEST END NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, INC. (540)
Wilmington: (302) 658-4171
West End Neighborhood House, Inc. has been serving the changing needs of the community for over one hundred years. Our mission is to assist individuals to achieve self-sufficiency, reach and maintain their maximum potential, and live responsibly and harmoniously in a healthy community and in a complex world.http://www.westendnh.org

WILMINGTON SENIOR CENTER, INC. (560)
Wilmington: (302) 651-3400
Opportunities for persons 50 years and older to enhance their quality of life through cultural and recreational activities, employment training, job referral and placement, exercise and health promotion, special events and excursions, counseling; information and referral, daily hot meals for those over 60, both on site and through homebound delivery, Grandparent Resource Center, and Caregiver Resource Center.http://www.wilmingtonseniorcenter.org

YMCA OF DELAWARE (570)
Wilmington: (302) 571-6908
The YMCA of Delaware is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups, and a religious affiliation that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace, and to enrich the emotional, physical, and social life of individuals, families, and our community.http://www.ymcade.org

YWCA DELAWARE (590)
Wilmington: (302) 655-0039

The YWCA Delaware has a commitment to community service, focusing on the special needs of women. We are a member of the YWCA of the USA, a women's membership movement whose mission is to empower women which strives to attain peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people and to eliminate racism wherever it exists and by any means necessary. Our programs encourage personal growth, and enable women to become self-sufficient. We provide shelter and support to women and families who are struggling to survive. We also teach people to be leaders in the fight against abuse, racism, and discrimination.

http://www.ywcade.org

A DOOR OF HOPE (722)
Wilmington: (302) 998-9000
A Door of Hope is a life-affirming non-profit ministry that promotes making healthy life choices.http://www.adoorofhope.org

AIDS DELAWARE (718)
Wilmington: (302) 652-6776
To provide comprehensive social and support services to clients and their families, advocacy for compassionate public policy, prevention and education programs addressing unsafe sexual and drug use behaviors in order to halt the spread of HIV & AIDS.http://www.aidsdelaware.org

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION, DELAWARE CHAPTER (775)
Wilmington: (302) 633-4420
To enhance the quality of life for all persons affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by providing support services, educational programming, advocacy, and the support of research.http://www.alz.org/desjsepa

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION, DELAWARE (700)
Wilmington: (302) 656-0030
To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.http://www.diabetes.org

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, PENNSYLVANIA DELAWARE AFFILIATE (701)
Newark: (302) 454-0613
To reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.http://www.americanheart.org

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF DELAWARE (714)
Wilmington: (302) 655-7258
To enhance the quality of lung health through education, support, advocacy, and research.http://www.lunginfo.org

CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER OF DELAWARE, INC. (9293)
Dover: (302) 741-2128
The mission of the Children's Advocacy Center is to reduce the devastating long-term effects that child abuse has on children, their families, and society. We provide a child friendly setting to coordinate services that expedite the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases while ensuring the victims receive effective, immediate, and sensitive support. Our primary function is to advocate and intervene on behalf of abused children.http://www.cacofde.org

CHINESE AMERICAN COMMUNITY CENTER (9309)
Hockessin: (302) 239-0432
To promote the exchange and integration of Chinese and American cultures and to serve the community-at-large, particularly the Chinese-American community in the area.http://www.caccdelaware.org

CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (539)
New Castle: (302) 327-5200

To assist Delawareans who will benefit by skilled or supportive care in the home. We provide a variety of services including cardiac; oncology; rehab; wound care; maternal child; nursing; home health aide; social services; private duty nursing; home telemonitoring; and others. Our mission is to help our patients to remain well and independent within their home environment.

http://www.christianacare.org/body.cfm?id=151

CLARENCE FRAIM SENIOR CENTER OF DELAWARE, INC. (9121)
Wilmington: (302) 658-8420
To provide wellness, referral, cultural, educational, recreational, and social programming to older adults with emphasis on offering lifestyle options for healthy and independent living.

CONNECTIONS COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAMS, INC. (9014)
Wilmington: 1-866-477-5345
Connections Community Support Programs, Inc. (Connections) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that has been providing community-based housing, health care and employment services in Delaware since 1985. The mission of Connections is to help vulnerable and disenfranchised individuals, families, children and youth to improve their lives by providing a comprehensive array of affordable and accessible primary medical, mental health and substance abuse treatment, employment, and housing opportunities that help the people we serve to become accepted and productive members of their communities. Through our housing, employment, prevention and treatment programs, we will serve nearly 10,000 unduplicated individuals in 2011 in 55 separate grassroots locations in some of Delawares most impoverished census tracts in all major population centers across the state. For more information about our services, please call 1-866-477-5345 or email info@connectionscsp.org. http://www.connectionscsp.org

DELAWARE ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS (716)
Wilmington: (302) 656-5554
Promote public awareness of the special needs of members of alcoholic families; to provide information and training to professionals; to advocate for prevention and treatment for children of alcoholics of all agesespecially those too young to speak for themselves. National and statewide phone lines for information, self help meeting lists and clinical referrals.http://www.dacoa.org

DELAWARE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND (717)
Wilmington: (302) 998-5913

To improve the quality of life for blind and visually impaired adults and children in Delaware through programs of recreation, enrichment, communication, and education.

http://www.dabdel.org

DELAWARE BREAST CANCER COALITION (9311)
Wilmington: (302) 778-1102
To raise awareness of breast cancer by providing information, education, and support in a caring and responsive manner on early detection and treatment of breast cancer.http://www.debreastcancer.org

DELAWARE ECUMENICAL COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (9374)
Wilmington: (302) 225-1040
Faith-based advocacy, education, and services to improve the health, safety, and wellness of Delaware children, elderly, and families.http://www.deccf.org

DELAWARE FUTURES, INC. (9299)
Wilmington: (302) 652-8619
Delaware Futures provides educational, social, and motivational support to high school students with unrealized potential to become successful college applicants.http://www.delawarefutures.org

DELAWARE HIV CONSORTIUM, INC. (9467)
Wilmington: (302) 654-5471
The Delaware HIV Consortium is dedicated to eliminating the spread of HIV/AIDS and to creating a seamless continuum of care for all people infected and affected in Delaware.http://www.delawarehiv.org

DELAWARE PARENTS ASSOCIATION, INC. (9217)
Dover: (302) 678-9288
To provide a safe place for parents, youth, and caregivers to obtain information on parenting skills, youth development, substance abuse prevention, effective communication and advocacy skills through the Family Resource Center, training / workshops and a number of comprehensive programs that promote and encourage economic, emotional, and social empowerment.http://www.delparents.org

DELAWARE VOLUNTEER LEGAL SERVICES, INC. (9027)
Wilmington: (302) 478-8680
To provide quality pro bono legal services to all indigent individuals with meritorious civil legal problems. http://www.dvls.org

EASTER SEALS DELAWARE & MARYLAND'S EASTERN SHORE (9030)
New Castle: (302) 324-4444
Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities.http://www.de.easterseals.com

EDGEMOOR COMMUNITY CENTER (706)
Wilmington: (302) 762-1391
The Edgemoor Community Center's mission is to provide affordable and accessible services which will help improve the quality of life for community members of all ages through a broad range of child care, recreational, and family support services.http://www.ecc-de.org

ELWYN DELAWARE (705)
Wilmington: (302) 658-8860
To lead the way for continuous improvement in the quality, design, and delivery of services to families and individuals with special challenges in life. Drawing upon collective talents, personal commitment, and innovation, Delaware Elwyn creates opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages to learn, to work, and to build more meaningful, independent lives.http://www.elwyn.org

GATEWAY HOUSE, INC. (715)
Wilmington: (302) 571-8885
To provide Single Room Occupancy, permanent housing with Supportive Services for homeless men using HUD McKinney Act funds such that the men develop significantly improved lifestyles from those which led to their being homeless.http://www.gatewayhouse.ws

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF DELAWARE AND DELAWARE COUNTY, INC. (733)
Wilmington: (302) 761-4644
The mission of Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware County, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for people with barriers to employment through vocational services and work opportunities.http://www.goodwillde.org

HOME OF THE BRAVE FOUNDATION, THE (787)
Milford: (302) 424-1681

Veterans of the United States have a long history of going to extreme efforts to care for their fallen comrades on the battlefield. In this tradition, The Home of the Brave intends to extend that tradition to those veterans who have fallen since their return to civilian life and are now homeless.

http://www.home-of-the-brave.org

LA ESPERANZA, INC. (9462)
Georgetown: (302) 854-9262
La Esperanza is organized and operated exclusively for the charitable purposes as defined in Section 501(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including but not limited to: enhance the quality of life of the immigrant community through educational, cultural, and leadership development, create mutual appreciation and understanding of the immigrant community among the people of Sussex County, collaborate actively with religious, legal, health, social and community agencies, and organizations to ensure that the various needs of the immigrant community are met, and meet the needs of those who experience domestic violence.http://www.laesperanza.org

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION OF DELAWARE, INC. (9283)
Wilmington: (302) 575-0408
The mission of Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. is to use the practice of law to help low-income families in Delaware. Legal Services emphasizes protection of those rights that are crucial to the viability of a stable family. We strive to meet this goal by working to protect families' rights in the areas of safe and affordable housing, financial stability, and consumer protection.http://www.lscd.org

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY, DELAWARE CHAPTER (9046)
Wilmington: (302) 661-7300
To cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, Myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.http://www.lls.org/de

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS SERVING ADULTS NORTHERN DELAWARE, INC. (707)
Wilmington: (302) 658-5624
LVSA improves people's lives by providing free instruction in basic reading and conversational English skills to adults in Northern New Castle County. LVSA trains volunteers to provide one-to-one and small group tutoring and a family literacy program.http://www.litvolunteers.org/

LUTHERAN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. (719)
Wilmington: (302) 654-8886
Lutheran Community Services helps people who have low incomes, seniors, and others who are experiencing a crisis and as a result have difficulty meeting their family's basic needs for food and housing. Services include a variety of emergency food programs, free weekly produce distribution, emergency housing assistance in the form of no interest loans and grants to low income individuals and families to keep them from losing their home in a crisis and becoming homeless, help for low income smokers to help them quit, transportation to medical appointments for seniors, and minor home repairs for older homeowners. http://www.lcsde.org

MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF THE MID-ATLANTIC, INC. (9215)
Wilmington: 302-475-9474
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.http://www.midatlantic.wish.org

MARY CAMPBELL CENTER, INC. THE (9154)
Wilmington: (302) 762-6025
Our residents require care for a variety of limitations associated with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, Spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, mental retardation, and other disabilities. Our residents are recognized as individuals and respected for their capabilities and unique gifts. We are here to assist them in achieving greater independence and a more meaningful life.http://www.marycampbellcenter.org

MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEWES & REHOBOTH, INC. (425)
Lewes: (302) 645-7449
Provides hot meals and breakfast bags daily to homebound citizens in Lewes, Rehoboth, Harbeson, and Dewey Beach. One hundred (100) volunteer drivers deliver meals and provide daily social contact to all contacts.http://www.beachmeals.com/

MILFORD SENIOR CENTER, INC. (793)
Milford: (302) 422-3385
The Milford Senior Center adheres to the philosophy of a senior center as a community focal point on aging where older persons as individuals or in a group come together for services and activities that enhance their dignity, support their independence, and encourage their involvement in and with the community.http://www.milfordseniorcenter.org

MODERN MATURITY CENTER, INC., THE (796)
Dover: (302) 734-1200
To provide programs and services that will enhance the quality of life with dignity and respect for older adults.http://www.modern-maturity.org

MOM'S HOUSE (9204)
Dover: (302) 678-8688

Mom's House provides free daycare and other support services to low-income single parents who are full-time students. Mom's House enables single parents to become self-sufficient.

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY, DELAWARE CHAPTER (720)
Wilmington: (302) 655-5610
To end the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis.http://www.msdelaware.org

NCALL RESEARCH, INC. (708)
Dover: (302) 678-9400
To provide opportunities for safe, decent, affordable housing and improve conditions of low- and moderate-income people primarily in rural areas.http://www.ncall.org

OPEN DOOR, INC. (724)
Newark: (302) 731-1504
To provide comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment to children, adolescents, adults, older adults and their families.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF DELAWARE (727)
Wilmington: (302) 655-7296
To ensure the right of all individuals to access appropriate information and the services necessary to make and act on personal decisions related to their own reproduction, sexuality, and health.http://www.ppdel.org

READ ALOUD DELAWARE (709)
Wilmington: (302) 656-5256
To ensure that each preschool child in Delaware is regularly read to one-on-one.http://www.readalouddelaware.org

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF DELAWARE (800)
Wilmington: (302) 656-4847
Vision Statement: Supporting families to reach the hope of tomorrow from the hurt of today. Mission Statement: Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a "home away from home" for families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals by offering nuturing and supportive environments where families can stay together and find comfort.http://www.rmhde.org

ROSE HILL COMMUNITY CENTER, INC. (9205)
New Castle: (302) 656-8513
To help build stronger individuals, families and communities.http://www.rosehillcommunitycenter.org

SAINT ANTHONY
Wilmington: (302) 421-3721

To provide services that help human needs of all people in the City of Wilmington.

http://www.stanthonycenter.org

SHEPHERD PLACE, INC., THE (710)
Dover: (302) 678-1909
To provide relief to families and individuals who are in distress or dire economic circumstances without regard to age, race, creed, national origin, or sexual orientation. The Shepherd Place is intended to provide short-term emergency shelter and will endeavor to reduce the degree of homelessness in Kent County, Delaware.http://www.shepherdplace.org

SOJOURNERS' PLACE (801)
Wilmington: (302) 764-4713

To assist homeless men and women on their journey to self-sufficiency through a case-managed, residential program.

SUPPORTING KIDDS (728)
Wilmington: (302) 235-5544

The mission of Supporting Kidds is to provide a compassionate pathway to healing for grieving children and their families and to empower the community to support them in the grieving process.

http://www.supportingkidds.org

SUSSEX COMMUNITY CRISIS HOUSING SERVICES, INC. (9074)
Georgetown: (302) 856-7524
To provide safe and secure temporary housing to the homeless and to facilitate the transition from homelessness to financial and housing independence.

UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND, THE (741)
Wilmington: (302) 654-2285
The nation's oldest and most successful minority higher education assistance organization established to enhance the quality of education by raising operation funds for member colleges and universities, providing financial assistance to deserving students at UNCF and non-UNCF schools, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities.http://www.uncf.org

USO DELAWARE, INC. (749)
Dover AFB: (302) 677-2491
Serving the needs of military members and their families who transit or stationed on Dover Air Force Base: 24-hour lounge, emergency assistance, refreshments, games, nursery, children's room, and mortuary support.

VSA ARTS OF DELAWARE (9417)
Dover: (302) 857-6699
To enhance the capabilities, confidence, and quality of life for the children and adults with disabilities by providing learning opportunities in dance, theater, creative writing, music and visual arts.http://www.vsadelaware.org

WHATCOAT SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY, INC. (805)
Dover: (302) 734-0319
To provide emergency assistance to the needy of Kent County. This may be in the form of shelter for the homeless, transitional housing, or homeless prevention/crisis intervention. Our concern for families and individuals will be evidenced by each person being treated with respect and dignity, partnering with groups or agencies to enhance service, and joining with community members for information and advocacy on social issues.

WILMINGTON HEAD START, INC. (9185)
Wilmington: (302) 421-3620