City of Milford Police Department

Emergency: 302.422.8081 or 911

Community Resources

Our Community Resource section of this website is designed to direct our citizens to various public service-related information available online.

Code Purple Sussex County

A Code Purple Shelter is not a traditional shelter, it gives emergency shelter to aid the homeless on the cold winter nights.

Brandywine Counseling

Delaware's leading community-focused behavioral health organization, Brandywine Counseling and Community Services (BCCS) does the difficult work. We do what must be done to make neighborhoods stronger, safer and healthier. With more than 250,000 Delawareans served by BCCS, our prevention and treatment services do not, and cannot, differentiate between race, religion and social classes. We tackle the challenges of depression, addiction, homelessness, poverty, illness and isolation. We know that health is more than a physical state - it's mental, social and emotional. When we look at it that way, we can help our clients heal - and interrupt cycles of generational trauma and addiction.

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

(CLASI) helps provide equal access to justice, improving lives since 1946

La Esperanza

Founded in 1996 to stand as a beacon of hope for the increasing number of immigrants in Sussex County, La Esperanza has evolved into the only multiservice nonprofit focused on building family empowerment among Latinos. Our fully bilingual and bicultural staff guides individuals and families to effectively integrate into the fabric of life in Sussex County.

Delaware Victim's Services

This site allows crime victims, survivors, family members and others to connect with resources, information and services available in all three counties in the State of Delaware.

National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) provides resources for the country's older adults and caregivers. They report that 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander at least once. As a family caregiver, it can be challenging to recognize the signs of potential wandering, much less make preparations to prevent it. The NCOA created the guide, Understanding Wandering Risks With Older Adults that aims to help caregivers understand and plan for wandering by discussing the following: * The physical (and emotional) dangers of wandering * How to recognize common warning signs & triggers * What caregivers can do to prepare ahead of time


PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Your LIFE provides comprehensive, community-based care with love to aging adults. Their vision is to help seniors age with grace and dignity; increasing quality of life.

Delaware Hope Line

Free 24/7 coaching and support as well as links to mental health, addiction, and crisis services. Call: 833-9-HOPEDE (833-946-7333).

Help Is Here DE

Statewide information center and network of resources for substance use and mental health.

People's Place SAFE (Shelter, Advocacy, Freedom & Empowerment)

24/7 domestic violence hotline providing shelters, resources, and liaisons to assist those affected by domestic violence. Call: 302-422-8058.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Delaware

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI Delaware was founded in 1983 by Simon and Jill Shute along with a group of families desperate for support for their loved ones. Over the years the organization has grown to provide a wide range of awareness, advocacy, support, education and housing to support those affected by mental illness in Delaware.

Mental Health Association (MHA) in Delaware

The Mental Health Association in Delaware promotes improved mental well being for all individuals and families in Delaware through education, support, and advocacy. The Mental Health Association in Delaware (MHA) is a statewide, nonprofit organization founded in 1932 to promote mental health. MHA provides services throughout Delaware, and our focus is education, support and advocacy for mental health issues. The Mental Health Association in Delaware is an affiliate of Mental Health America and served for many years as a Community Outreach Partner for the National Institute of Mental Health.

Milford Senior Center

The mission at MSC is to encourage and support an independent lifestyle by designing and providing excellence in services, activities and programs that meet the continuing and diverse needs of seniors aged 50 and over, who seek to maintain the highest quality of life and contribute to the good of the community.

State Service Center - Milford Annex

The State Service Center, run by Delaware Health & Human Services (DHSS), provides various resources including emergency assistance services, emergency shelter, food benefits, and more. This location features services from the Division of State Service Centers (DSSC), Division of Social Services (DSS), Division of Support Operations and Division of State Police.

Food Bank of Delaware - Milford

The mission of the Food Bank of Delaware is to inspire hope in our communities by providing food to nourish Delawareans, while collaborating on long-term solutions to hunger and poverty.

Champions for Children's Mental Health

Champions for Children's Mental Health empowers, inspires and educates Delaware families caring for children with behavioral and mental health concerns. We believe in the dignity of every family, in the importance of hope and the unique value of lived experience. We embrace a respectful, professional and exuberant organization culture that cultivates family members into mental health community leaders.

La Red Health Center - Milford

La Red Health Center's Mission is to be a Center of Excellence which provides quality patient-centered care to the diverse members of our community. La Red Health Center provides various programs including oral health services, behavioral health services, women's health services, community outreach services, screening services for chronic diseases, Medicaid enrollment services and more. La Red Health Center provides services to pediatric patients, adolescent patients, adults and senior citizens.

Recovery Innovations - Recovery Response Center

The Ellendale Recovery Response Center is a 23-hour crisis assessment and engagement program for individuals 18 years of age or older, with significant mental health and/or substance use challenges. The goals of the Recovery Response Center are to prevent (when possible) hospitalization and higher levels of care by rapidly getting to know the person's needs, engaging in a voluntary recovery opportunity, and connecting people to community services and support, included targeted case management.

Recovery Innovations - Restart Program

The outpatient programs in Delaware offer services for people who experience psychiatric symptoms and substance use issues. Each of our programs are designed to provide educational and supportive opportunities to assist individuals with the process of enhancing their recovery and wellness. The staff have lived experience and are skilled and trained in providing recovery education and peer support. Restart is available Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 4:30 PM. The program offers care management, peer support, recovery coaching, recovery education, and community coordination.

Delaware 211

Free connection to resources including utility assistance, housing, behavioral health treatment, food assistance, healthcare, etc. Call or text: 211.

Mobile Crisis Intervention Services

The Division offers a continuum of Crisis Intervention Services. These services are located throughout the State in the Crisis Intervention Service Centers, the Community Mental Health Centers, the Recovery Response Center and Emergency Rooms. Crisis Intervention Service (CIS) staff are available 24 hours a day to assist people, 18 years and older, with severe personal, family or marital problems. These problems may include depression, major life changes such as unemployment or loss of an important relationship, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, thoughts of suicide, delusions, paranoia and substance abuse. The goal of CIS is the prevention of unnecessary or inappropriate hospitalizations of a person experiencing severe symptoms of a mental illness or substance-related problem. By providing services in the community, CIS staff can better assess the consumer's environment, support systems and current level of functioning.

First State Community Action Agency

First State was the first, and remains the only, Community Action Agency in the State of Delaware. Formed in 1965 as the Sussex County Community Action Agency by a group of concerned citizens, we have grown to encompass the entire State, offering a diverse array of programs that target the root causes of poverty. First State Community Action Agency provides services including food pantry, case management, state rental assistance program, housing assistance, employment training, and more.