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   Welcome to ASSIST
  The fast and easy way to apply for benefits - anytime and anywhere.
  ASSIST is an online application for citizens of Delaware to apply for many health and social service programs.  
  Click on the "Apply Now" button below to begin or use the links on the right side for further assistance.
 Do I Qualify?
 Apply For Benefits
 Finish Your Application/Renewal
 Check Application Status
  My Account/Change Reporting
  Renew Your Benefits
ASSIST is a web site that allows individuals and community based organizations access to screen and apply for a broad range of social service programs.
ASSIST serves as a single access point for:
  • Long Term Care
  • Health Care Coverage
  • Food Supplement Program
  • Cash Assistance
  • Child Care Assistance
  • National School Lunch Program
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Food Bank
    ASSIST also provides screening for many of the programs mentioned above. Screening allows a user to provide basic information to determine if they are potentially eligible for a social service.
    Depending on the programs selected, the application process can take approximately 20-45 minutes to complete,however, the screening option can be completed in as little as five minutes.
    What are the benefits of ASSIST?
    Who is eligible to apply?
    Secure, Private and Confidential
    What social service programs can be accessed   through ASSIST?
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     Why use ASSIST?
  • Anyone, including individuals who may not be able to get to the office during normal business hours can apply for benefits online. By using ASSIST, consumers and the professionals who help them, can apply at any time during the day or night from a home, library, healthcare clinic, community center or any location with internet access.
  • Individuals have up to 180 days to complete the application process, and can log in and out of the system as they please.
  • When a person hits the "Submit" button, the system seamlessly sends it to the appropriate state agency.
  • ASSIST uses the latest technology to make the program easier for people with disabilities to use, reducing any barriers for those with visual, hearing, physical or cognitive disabilities. The application process is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Authorized User Login
    Administrative Users
    Community Partners Login
    Service Providers Login
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     Do I Qualify?
     Apply For Benefits
    Check Application Status
    My Account/Change Reporting