Crisis Relief services include direct aid with donated food,
partial utility payments, clothing and household items, and
efforts to strengthen family viability through employment
referral or preparation, counseling and development of
communication skills. Areas of assistance include::
Bus Tickets for Work
HOPE Food Club Program
The Housing Services
Program has one mission: to provide a full range of free
services, advice, and technical assistance to housing clients.
Housing Services is a source of information to countless New
Castle County residents with housing concerns ranging from
simply keeping rent current to purchasing their own home.
Now in its fourth decade, Housing Services continues to provide
comprehensive housing counseling to anyone who is interested in
either purchasing a home or acquiring affordable rental
Pre-Purchase Counseling gives you specific information, advice
and technical assistance to prepare you for the mortgage process
and homeownership. We will inform you of the facts regarding
the many options and programs available so you can find the one
that best suits your needs and financial situation.
Pre-Rental Counseling will help you through the process of
obtaining and maintaining decent, safe, and affordable rental
Are you having trouble making monthly mortgage payments? Call
for Mortgage Default Counseling which explains relief options to
assist homeowners in bringing their mortgage payments up to
Renters who have trouble paying their monthly rent should seek
Rental Delinquency Counseling. Through step by step assistance,
residents receive guidance on how to keep their rent current and
not fall behind.
If you are 62 or over and need additional money for bills and
travel or medical expenses. Reverse Mortgage Counseling will
teach you how to use the equity in your home for income.
Tenants and homeowners alike can benefit from Budget Counseling
which assists with the development of a spending plan to help
acquire or maintain housing.
Post Occupancy Counseling
After you purchase or rent a home, you may need help resolving
problems which do not involve a default or delinquency. Such
assistance may include refinancing or home improvements. Post
Occupancy Counseling helps you manage your home successfully.
The Housing Services Program has one
mission: to provide a full range of free services, advice, and technical
assistance to housing clients. Housing Services is a source of information to
countless New Castle County residents with housing concerns ranging from simply
keeping rent current to purchasing their own home.
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