Delaware Family SHADE Information and Referral on-line database
Welcome to Delaware Family SHADE’s Information and Referral on-line database. To find resources serving Delaware, pick any filters that apply to the person needing assistance here, and search for services below.
If you want to see all results, do not select any filters.
If you need assistance, please call 1-855-755-SHADE (7423).
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Click this button to see a list of all services. Only categories with providers in our database are shown.

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The Delaware Family SHADE makes every effort to supply you with up-to-date information. The information about the providers is supplied by the providers themselves.
We cannot guarantee a provider's capabilities. We offer you options and do not warrant information concerning any provider nor do we license, endorse, or recommend any particular provider. Since selecting a provider is a subjective decision, you should visit providers to determine which you and your family feel is best.

The AIRS/211 LA County Taxonomy is reproduced with permission from 211 LA County.

SHADE Search Tips

Just a reminder, this website only searches providers or services that serve Delaware.

Select nearest location:

County served:This is the county or counties the provider/service serves.

If you want to see all providers in our database, do not use a location filter.

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There are two age group categories: Child & Youth with Special Needs and Adult & Elder services. If you want to filter by one of these age groups, please click on the circle next to the age group. If you do not filter, your search will return all age group services.

Browse Key Categories:

The categories are the AIRS/211 LA County Taxonomy. The upper most general category appears first. You can expand to drill down and show the more specific category inside that Taxonomy. Ex. Basic Needs, expands to display Food Delivery. Food delivery expands to show Grocery delivery. Each category can be clicked to reveal the providers offering the service.

Click on the box with the question mark to reveal the description of the service category. The descriptions are supplied by AIRS/211. LA County Taxonomy.

Search by Service Keyword

Search using Service when you know one or more of the words of the service category. For example, searching with the words rent and assistance will help you find the service term rent payment assistance. If you are not finding what you are looking for, change the search parameters from Exact Phrase to All Words or Any Words.

Search by Agency/Program Name

Search using Agency/Program Name when you know one or more of the words of the provider’s or service’s name. For example, search with the words red and cross to find American Red Cross locations and see what services are offered. Agencies with long names may have common words may be abbreviated. (ex. Service may be Svc, Center may be Ctr). Please do not use punctuation when searching. If you are not finding what you are looking for, change the search parameters from Exact Phrase to All Words or Any Words.

Not finding what you want?

  • If you don’t find any or enough matching results:
    • Change the drop down list from Exact Phrase to Any Word. This is the least restrictive search.
    • It may be a service category we are in the process of expanding in our database. We update daily, so please try back later.
  • If there are too many results:
    • Use more words for searching. For example, search with more than one word. Try searching for abuse counseling or abuse prevention instead of just abuse.
    • Change the drop down list from Any Word to All Words or Exact Phrase.

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