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Quick List of Local Programs and National Resources

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24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotlines & Shelters
New Castle County (bilingual)
302.762.6110

Kent & Sussex Counties
302.422.8058 or 302.745.9874 (bilingual)


Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program
New Castle County
302.255.0420

Kent County
302.672.1075

Sussex County
302.856.5843


Information & Referrals
Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV)
800.701.0456 (DE only)
302.658.2958

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC)
302.255.0405


Other Resources
National Domestic Violence Hotline
800.799.7233

DE Child Abuse Hotline
800.292.9582

Rape Crisis Contact Lifeline
New Castle County
302.761.9100
Kent & Sussex Counties
800.262.9800

DE Victim Center 24 hr Hotline
800.VICTIM.1
(800.842.8461)

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How To Get Help

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

If you are in an abusive relationship, or know someone who is, contact your local 24-hour domestic violence hotline to learn about all of your options, including shelter, legal assistance, support groups, and more. The hotline staff can help you create a safety plan personalized for your situation.

This website has lots of good information, with links and contact information for many other organizations that may also be able to help.

Learn about domestic violence and the resources that are available here in Delaware and throughout the country by clicking the links on the left.

Contact DCADV if you still need information.