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24 Hour Emergency Hotlines
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE (information, safety planning, shelter)
RAPE CRISIS HOTLINES
24 Hour Notification
Crime Victim Services – Counseling and Advocacy
Statewide
  • Victims’ Voices Heard, Inc.
    Offers a Victim - Offender Dialogue program for victims who wish to meet with their incarcerated offender. Operates the Apology Letter Bank . Victims wishing to receive a letter of apology from their offender may register to do so. Provides opportunities for victims and survivors to speak to groups about their experiences of crime.
  • Catholic Charities
    Social services organization offering a variety of services including counseling, shelter services, and emergency basic needs.
  • Compassionate Friends
    Grief support for those who have lost a child, at any age.
  • Mental Health Association in Delaware
    Provides support groups statewide for depression, anxiety, and survivors of suicide.
New Castle County
Kent County
Sussex County
Domestic Violence Services
New Castle County
Kent/Sussex County
Statewide
New Castle County
Kent/Sussex County
Police and Department of Correction Based Victim Services
Statewide
New Castle County
Kent County
Sussex County
Prosecution
Rape and Sexual Assault Services (by County)
Statewide
  • YWCA Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC)
    Provides comprehensive, free and confidential rape crisis services to sexual assault survivors aged 12 and older and their non-offending family members, friends and partners throughout the State of Delaware.
  • Survivors of Abuse in Recovery (S.O.A.R.)
    Provide mental health services to victims of sexual trauma and their families regardless of their ability to pay.
  • 1in6
    National resource for male survivors of unwanted and abusive sexual assault. Including 24/7 helpline and online support groups.
New Castle County
  • University of Delaware Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S.)
    Provide crisis counseling & ongoing victim advocacy through Individual Crisis Counseling for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking.
Kent/Sussex County
  • Contact Lifeline Rape Aftercare Program
    The 24/7 Crisis Helpline receives calls regarding many levels of crisis, from asking for information and referral, to discussing daily struggles, to processing suicidal thoughts.
Sussex County
Referral Information
Resources for Elderly Victims
Statewide
New Castle County
Resources for People with Disabilities
Statewide
New Castle County
  • Freedom Center for Independent Living
    Resource and advocacy center that works to promote dignity, self-determination, independence and full participation in community life for people of any age that experience a disability.
Resources for Spanish Speaking Victims
  • Domestic Violence Hotlines
  • Delaware State Police Victims’ Center Bilingual Advocate
New Castle County
Kent/Sussex County