The Department of Human Services was established in 1978 under the Home Rule Charter as an umbrella organization responsible for the delivery of coordinated human services and for establishing an administrative structure encompassing services to children, youth, adults, and families with special needs.



Delaware County Department of Human Services Response to Racial Equity and Social Justice

Public Meeting Notices:


February 12, 2024, at 6:00pm - Delaware County Women’s Commission (DCWC)has scheduled a virtual TEAMS meeting for Monday, 2-12-2024. This meeting is open to the public. Please contact Janet Smith at smithje@delcohsa.org for information.


February 28, 2024 – Delaware County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council monthly meeting. The Planning Council has scheduled a virtual TEAMS meeting for Thursday, 2-28-2024 at 6:00pm. This meeting is open to the public. Please contact Janet Smith smithje@delcohsa.org for information.


2024 MH/IDD Advisory Board Meeting Dates