New Castle County Social Services for Families

A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.

Prevent Child Abuse Delaware 100 West 10th Street Wilmington DE 19801 302-425-7490


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

New Castle County Public Safety Police Athletic League Youth Center 26 Karlyn Drive New Castle DE 19720 302-656-9501

New Castle County Public Safety Police Athletic League Youth Center 7259 Lancaster Pike Hockessin DE 19707 302-239-8857


A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.

New Castle Child Support & Social Service Office 1901 North Dupont Highway New Castle DE 19720 800-372-2022