**Crisis Intervention Services Mobile Crisis Intervention Website
Mobile Crisis Intervention is the state’s crisis resource for folks in the community experiencing crisis – psychiatric, substance use or otherwise.
They run a 24 hour/365 day crisis hotline for folks to not only speak to a trained professional but to be connected with resources in the community that may be helpful for their long-term crisis management or recovery. In addition to the hotline, face to face interventions and access to psychiatric services are also available. Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Serves all of Sussex County and Kent County south of greater Smyrna.
Provides phone support, mobile outreach, and walk-in crisis services.
Phone Number: Sussex & Kent – (800)-345-6785 or New Castle (302) 577-2484
700 Main Street (Rear Entrance)
Ellendale, DE 19941
**Housing Alliance DE (formerly Homeless Planning Council)
If you are homeless or in need of emergency shelter…
You may call Centralized Intake directly at 302-654-0126 ext.112. When you call you may get a voicemail. Please leave a clear recording that includes your contact information. If you do not have minutes on your phone but you are able to text, let us know and we will text you back. If email is the best form of communication, you can provide your email address and we will respond by emailing you back. If you have no way to call, you can email email@example.com.
**Casa San Francisco
Casa San Francisco Website
127 Broad St, Milton, DE 19968
We provide housing and three daily meals for up to 12 adults for a maximum of 30 days. A case manager works with each resident to obtain income and locate affordable housing opportunities. We also help with medications, laundry, clothing, and transportation.
The Food Cooperative helps families and individuals stretch their limited incomes by providing a supplemental bag of groceries, nutrition and budgeting information once every month. With the help of the Food Bank of Delaware, club members receive nutritious, meal-ready products for a fraction of retail value.
Emergency Food Pantry
Staffed by volunteers and stocked with donated food and USDA commodities, the pantry provides three to four days of food for persons who are in crisis and cannot buy food. Persons can pick up food bags at Casa weekdays from 9am – 3pm.
For more information, please contact Casa San Francisco at 302-684-8694.
**Addiction Policy Forum
**B.R.I.D.G.E.S (Bridging Recovery in Delaware: Gathering Essential Supports)
https://www.addictionpolicy.org/dan-southern (Local Chapter)
Please message them on FB if you need assistance. https://www.facebook.com/transformationfordelaware/?ref=br_rs
They can also provide Community Navigator training for anyone wanting to help in the fight.
Salvation Army provides crisis counseling and financial assistance including food, rental assistance, utility assistance, and referrals for clothing and temporary housing (motel placement). Salvation Army participates in “Operation Share” in conjunction with the Delaware Electric Cooperative. Operation Share offers electric bill assistance for Delaware residents who have received disconnection notice. Every effort is made to work cooperatively with referring agencies.
Phone Number: (302) 628-2020
23431 Sussex Highway
Eligibility: Individuals who have not received Salvation Army assistance within last year. Must be financially self-sufficient within 30 days
Intake Process: Call for additional information
Food closet: walk-ins and referrals accepted
Hours Information: Mon – Thu (9:00am-2:00pm)
**Sussex County Homeless Coalition
Grassroots local coalition working collaboratively to offer strategies and sustainable housing to those who desire permanent shelter and shelter in Sussex County.
Phone Number: (302) 629-7050
P.O. BOX 542
Seaford, DE 19973
Hours Information: Mon – Fri
**Help is Here Delaware
Help with substance abuse.
**Delaware Housing Search
Delaware’s property listing service. It’s fast and easy to use and includes detailed listings with pictures, maps, and more. Find everything from accessible homes to rentals and affordable homes for sale. Listings are updated daily. http://www.delawarehousingsearch.org/
SHIFTDestiny is “…bringing solutions of hope to the most broken, poor or addicted neighbors through team visitations (C.O.R.E.) and community events (C.O.M.E.). SDI leads, organizes & mobilizes local Christian, faith-based networks in community-wide efforts.” http://www.shiftdestiny.org/
OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES
GracesList.org is an emergency services directory offering a national list of local homeless shelters, food banks, churches and other emergency services. https://delaware.graceslist.org/
**RHY National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth & Families
NCHYF is the National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families, a national resource for organizations that support runaway and homeless youth and their families with programs and services. The clearinghouse launched in November 2017 and is a service of the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB).
A free web resource that provides information about addiction and mental health issues. http://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/homelessness/