COVID-19 Resources

This page provides information links to resources for help on a variety of issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • 211

    General assistance with finding help. Read More

  • Affidavit for Temporary Custodian’s Healthcare Authorization

    The Affidavit for Temporary Custodian’s Healthcare Authorization is intended to provide parents/guardians with a way to name a temporary custodian who can serve as a healthcare decision maker for their minor children, on a short term basis if the parent/guardian cannot be reached. Such authority is limited to what is specified in 13 Del. C. § 707(b)(5). This Affidavit may assist parents if, for example they are unavailable due to their own emergency, such as COVID-19 illness, and want to ensure another trusted person can serve in this role. Read More

  • Evictions

    There is a moratorium on evictions. Read More

  • Food & Pantry

    Information about emergency food distribution for families and students. Read More

  • Housing Assistance

    To assist Delawareans facing financial hardships because of the COVID-19 health crisis, the Delaware State Housing Authority has created the Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP). This program provides emergency housing assistance to renters affected by shutdowns, closures, layoffs, reduced work hours or unpaid leave due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Households are eligible for up to $1,500 in assistance, with payments made directly to the property owner or utility company. Applications must be submitted via email to dehap@destatehousing.com. To be eligible for DE HAP, applicants must reside in Delaware and meet certain income limits (see the link above for more details). The applicant must also provide documentation showing that the COVID-19 health crisis has affected their employment or income beginning March 10, 2020 or later. This includes such instances as a layoff, reduced work hours or needing to take unpaid leave due to childcare or other issues. Content Detail

  • Information for Students With Disabilities

    Resources about remote learning, alternate learning plans, and IEP rights for students with Disabilities. Read More

  • Low or No Cost Tech Options for Virtual Participation and Contact

    A list of free, or low cost apps for video and chat as well as links for low cost or free internet services. Content Detail

  • Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of Coronavirus

    Blog post from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau about how to deal with financial and consumer issues that may arise from the COVID-19 pandemic. Content Detail

  • SNAP Emergency Benefits

    Families who receive SNAP benefits may be eligible for more benefits. See attached flyer. Content Detail

  • Social Security: Know Your Rights

    Document in English and Spanish developed by the Disabilities Law Program on your rights and the Social Security Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. Content Detail

  • State Assistance/Programs

    Information about state assistance programs including healthcare, public benefits, unemployment, and housing assistance. Read More

  • Unemployment

    Information about unemployment compensation claims related to COVID and DE Department of Labor contact information. Read More