Regular maintenance activities will occur every Tuesday night from 5 pm- 8 pm. You may experience outages during this time. Thank you

A system error impacted some Medicaid cases due for renewal this month. Contact the Customer Relations unit at 800-372-2022 if you received an unexpected closing notice for Medicaid.

DSS offices remain open; to limit the spread of COVID-19, clients are asked to contact us by phone and online. Call 1-866-843-7212 so we can be serve you by phone. Apply online using ASSIST.

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Easily apply for benefits

ASSIST is an online application for Delawareans to apply for health and social service programs.

ApplyForBenefit

Not sure if you qualify?

Use our screening tool to see if you are eligible for benefits.

DoIQualify

Already Have an Account?

Scroll down for additional actions you can take.

Returning Users

If you have already applied or have created an account before, you can use

your ASSIST account to do any of the following:


Finish My Application Finish My Application

Finish My Application

Continue working on a previous application.

Check Application Status Check Application Status

Check Application Status

Check the status of the application that you submitted.

My ASSIST Account My ASSIST Account

My ASSIST Account

View your account and view your notices.

Report a  Change Report a  Change

Report a Change

Report changes in your case such as adding a person or changing your address.

Renew My Benefits Renew My Benefits

Renew My Benefits

Renew the benefits you are opened in now.


Apply with ASSIST

A streamlined and dynamic application for multiple programs.
ASSIST also provides screening which uses basic information to determine if you are potentially eligible for a service.




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