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Abuse


If you or someone you know is a victim of abuse please call one of the agencies below to find help and report abuse.



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Adult Protective Services

DHSS Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

  • New Castle County (302) 391-3500
  • Kent/Sussex County (302) 424-7310
  • Statewide Toll Free (800) 223-9074

E-MAIL: dsaapdinfo@state.de.us

Receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of seniors and physically and/or mentally impaired adults, age 18 and over.

Referrals can be made anonymously and confidentiality is strictly observed.

Protecting Delaware’s Seniors

Delaware Attorney General
  attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/media/pdf/elderabuse.pdf

  • New Castle County (302) 577-8400
  • Kent County (302) 739-7641
  • Sussex County (302) 856-5352

or

Delaware Division of Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities:

  • New Castle County (302) 453-3820
  • Downstate (302) 422-1386

Receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of seniors.

Child Crisis Help

24 hour Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
    Report child abuse or neglect by calling 1-800-292-9582

24-hour Behavioral Health Crisis Services
    For emergency help with a child's emotional problem call
    1-800-969-HELP

Safe Arms for Babies

Are you pregnant and feeling scared? Thinking about abandoning your baby? Now, there's help. It’s safe, legal, and completely anonymous. Call 1-800-262-9800
  www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/chca/dphahsab01.html

Rape/Crisis Intervention

ContactLifeline
Phone:
(800) 262-9800
  www.contactlifeline.org

Domestic Violence (New Castle County)
Phone:
(302) 762-6110

Domestic Violence (Kent/Sussex County)
Phone:
(302) 422-8058

Domestic Violence (Northern Kent County)
Phone:
(302) 678-3886

Rape (New Castle County)
Phone:
(302) 761-9100

Rape (Kent/Sussex County)
Phone:
(302) 422-2078

Suicide Crisis Prevention (New Castle County)
Phone:
(800) 652-2929

Suicide Crisis Prevention (Kent/Sussex County)
Phone:
(800) 345-6785

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