Important Changes to Benefit Programs in Response to COVID-19

The Division of Social Services (within the Department of Health and Social Services) has a webpage on benefits changes due to COVID-19

To limit the spread of COVID-19, clients are asked to contact the Division of Social Services by phone or online.


Food Benefits/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Apply for Food Benefits/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on the Delaware Assist website. Find out more information about Food Benefits and SNAP.

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Unemployment

May 11, 2020 – How to Register for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Benefits, from Delaware Department of Labor

Apply for unemployment benefits on the Delaware Department of Labor’s website. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions before reaching out with questions. Due to overwhelming call volume, please email questions to uiclaims@delaware.gov.

Find a job hiring now during this crisis on Delaware Job Link.


Medicaid

Medicaid in Delaware is managed by the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance.

Screen for and apply for benefits online at Delaware ASSIST or call 1-800-372-2022 to make an appointment.

Other Contacts
Health Benefit Manager: 1-800-996-9969

Managed Care Member Service:

  • Highmark Health Options: 1-844-325-6251
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware: 1-844-211-0966

Long-Term Care Medicaid: apply using Delaware ASSIST or call 1-866-940-8963.

Find Medicaid policies related to COVID-19.


Child Care


Cash Assistance

Apply for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance on the Delaware Assist website.


 
 
 


Get More COVID Data

For more data on Delaware COVID cases, testing and outcomes, including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community