Delaware Food Stamp Program

The Food Supplement Program (FSP) is a program that enables low-income households to purchase the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. Food benefits are issued through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system. When benefits are approved, the…

Delaware Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and…

Delaware Healthy Children Program

The Delaware Healthy Children Program (DHCP) is a low cost health insurance program for Delaware’s uninsured children. If your child is found eligible for DHCP, you will pay $15 or $25 monthly depending on your income. The single monthly premium covers all the…

Delaware Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a Federally funded program for low-income families that need help meeting their home energy costs. The Division of State Service Centers (DSSC) administers this program on a contractual basis with Catholic Charities,…

Delaware Medicaid

The Medicaid program furnishes medical assistance to eligible Delaware low-income families and to eligible aged, blind and/or disabled people whose income is insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services. Medicaid pays for: doctor visits, hospital…

Delaware Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To be fully…

Delaware Summer Food Service

Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child's need for good nutrition. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play and…

Delaware Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is Delaware's main cash assistance program. It is administered through a joint effort of the Division of Social Services (DSS), Delaware Department of Labor, Delaware Department of Transportation and the Delaware…

Delaware Unemployment Insurance

The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under Delaware law, and meet other eligibility requirements of Delaware law. Unemployment…

Delaware Weatherization Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local…

National School Breakfast and Lunch Program for Delaware

The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. School breakfasts and lunches must meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Federal nutrition standards. Some schools offer…

Special Milk Program for Delaware

The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and non-profit childcare institutions that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs may also…

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