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All services are listed in order by National, Regional, Statewide, County & City. National, State, and Regional links are verified annually with the latest verification date at the bottom of the page. County/City links are not verified annually due to volume. If you find that a County/City link is broken or a service is no longer available, please message the page so that it can be corrected for future use.

*Warning- Clicking on external links will open a new browser tab and send you to a website outside of The Family Preservation Project. The Family Preservation Project cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within other websites.

*Pregnancy related healthcare services can be found under Baby Care because these providers often offer parenting education and material support as well.


Services are available for free to low-income patients. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Many service providers offer case management.


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- low price medications- Blink Health

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- affordable medicines- CostPlus Drug Company

National- prescription discount card- Familywize

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- uninsured medication- Harbor Path

National- healthcare crowdfunding- Help Me Bounce

National- medicine assistance search engine- Medicine Assistance Tool

National- eyeglasses assistance- New Eyes

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO



Georgetown- prescription assistance- First State Community Action

New Castle County- co-pay assistance- Neighborhood House

Wilmington- prescription assistance- Friendship House

Wilmington- prescription assistance- St. Patrick’s Center

Wilmington- medical- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- medical & dental- The Ministry of Caring Inc.


Most service providers offer case management. Listings range from emergency to permanent. Many providers offer additional services in conjunction with housing; including childcare, healthcare, etc. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed.


National- Affordable Housing

National- search sublets- Airbnb

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- multiple rental platforms- RentPath

National- find a roommate- Roomies

National- housing locator- Socialserve

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide (maternity) (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)  Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington

Statewide- People’s Place

Statewide- The Salvation Army



Dover- Code Purple

Dover- The Shepherd Place

Georgetown- Sussex Community Crisis Housing

Milford (accepts female veterans with their children)- Home of the Brave

Newark- YWCA

New Castle County (referral required)- New Castle County Hope Center Inc.

Rehoboth Beach (seasonal shelter)- Immanuel Shelter

Wilmington- Family Promise

Wilmington- Friendship House

Wilmington- Sojourners’ Place

Wilmington- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

Wilmington- YWCA

Affordable Childcare

Service providers range from national to local. Local listings have been searched by services including but not limited to: 24 hour care, extended hours, discounts, crisis nurseries, tuition assistance, scholarships, and sliding fees.


National- extended hours-

National- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- emergency, sick child, postpartum, etc.- Nanny Poppinz

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- child care search- Tootris

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- child care search- Winnie

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- National Head Start Association

Statewide- 24 hours- One Call



New Castle County- Neighborhood House

Wilmington- The Child Care Center

Wilmington- tuition assistance- The Learning Center at Calvary

Wilmington- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

Wilmington- Guardian Angel Child Care

Wilmington- Il Bambino

Government Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Affordable Connectivity Program (broadband/internet)

CFPB (rental assistance programs)

Child Care Assistance

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Energy Assistance LIHEAP


Healthy Children Program


IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

LIHWAP (water assistance)

Meals for Kids


National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing




Unemployment Insurance


Baby Care

Most Crisis/Resource Pregnancy Centers will encourage and refer for adoption. Please do your research before accepting or pursuing adoption materials. Adoption is a lifelong commitment to grief. Visit the Voices and Experience pages on the website for more accurate information. A permanent solution should not be applied to a temporary problem.


National- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- material assistance directory- Baby2Baby

National- (some providers may refer for adoption//Please visit the Voices and Experience pages before pursuing adoption) maternal and perinatal service provider search- Bornbir

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- family-focused support- Healthy Families America

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

National- specialized virtual doula services- Love Above Doula Services

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- (Not all, but some locations may be affiliated with a national adoption entity. For transparency, please be advised. Please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) family preservation assistance- Safe Families for Children

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- car seat trade-in events- Target Brands, Inc.

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option

National- parental leave grant- The Mom Economy


Statewide- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) diaper bank, family support services- Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle



Dover- material support- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) New Day Pregnancy Care Center

Newark- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

New Castle County- diapers, material support- Neightborhood House

Wilmington- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)  material support- Birthright

Child Support

Contact Here

General Assistance

Most service providers offer case management. Help may be available in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Services include: food and clothing assistance, car repair and donation, employment services, case management, rent and utility assistance, transportation, holiday assistance, school supplies, homeless prevention, etc.


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National (must be nominated)- ages 3-16 mattresses, bed frames, bedding- A Hope to Dream

National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- garden fresh food assistance directory- Ample Harvest

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- internet discount- Comcast Internet Essentials

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Food Finder

National- food assistance directory- Food Not Bombs

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- education financial aid- Frank

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Glassdoor

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- on a budget meal plans- Kids Eat in Color

National- employment agency- Labor Finders

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- summer food finder- No Kid Hungry

National- workforce staffing- PeopleReady

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- wireless service- SafeLink

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- school supply events, rent assistance, etc.- United Way

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- low-income small loans- Capital Good Fund

Statewide- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) case management, food assistance, general assistance- Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington

Statewide- public transportation- DART

Statewide- food bank directory- Food Bank of Delaware

Statewide- family services- The Salvation Army



Bear- food pantry- Alpha Worship Center

Claymont- food pantry- Claymont Community Center

Dover- food, clothing, hygiene- Code Purple

Dover- (homeless) showers, laundery, case management- Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing

Georgetown- food, eviction & utility assistance- First State Community Action

Middletown- food & clothing assistance- Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries

Middletown- food assistance/daily meals- Our Daily Bread

New Castle- food pantry- Hope Lutheran Church

New Castle- food assistance- People’s Baptist Church

New Castle- food assistance- Rose Hill Community Center

New Castle- food assistance, employment services, referrals- Victory Christian Fellowship

New Castle County- family support services, homeless prevention- Neighborhood House

New Castle County- food pantry- One Purpose Food Pantry

New Castle County- food & clothing assisttance, educational guidance- The I-Am Ministries

St. Georges- food assistance- St. Georges UMC

Townsend- food assistance- Immanuel UMC

Wilmington- clothing- Clothing Bank of Delaware

Wilmington- clothing, food, etc.- Friendship House Day Ministry

Wilmington- food assistance- Greenbank Church of Christ

Wilmington- food & clothing assistance- Hanover Presbyterian Church

Wilmington- food assistance, financial assistance- Lutheran Community Services

Wilmington- food & emergency assistance- Saint Helena Parish

Wilmington- food, clothing, homeless services- St. Patrick’s Center

Wilmington- food pantry- St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church

Wilmington- food boxes, daily meals- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- clothing, furniture, household items, daily meals, etc.- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

Wilmington- financial stability programs- United Way

For more information: Delaware Centralized Intake

Support Groups

All support groups listed are aimed to provide support in parenting. National organizations may provide local chapter listings.


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- Motherhood Redefined

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Peanut

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom




I Don’t See My City

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

Putative Father Registry

Contact Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

Putative Father Registry explained here.

Adoption Law/Revocation

This page does not provide legal services or advice. Adoption law and revocation is listed as a courtesy. The page attempts to link to the latest adoption codes in the respective state. Laws can change. Verify your adoption laws and revocation timeframes before signing termination of your parental rights.

A mother whose consent to the termination of parental rights is required may execute a consent only after the child is born.

A statement that the individual executing the consent understands that after the consent is signed and confirmed pursuant to § 1106(c) and (d) of this title, it is final and may not be revoked or set aside for any reason unless the requirements of § 1106B(a) of this title have been met…

1106B(a): A consent may be revoked if any of the following occur

(1) Within 14 days of executing the consent, the parent who executed the consent delivers written notification of revocation to the agency or individual to which the parental rights are to be transferred

End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator, revoking your legal consent to an adoption, or learning more about the adoption process and long-term effects, please contact Saving Our Sisters

Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 9/22