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:

June 7, 2023 – Delaware County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council In Person monthly meeting. The public is invited to attend. Please contact Pamela Bell for information.

June 1, 2023, at 6:00pm - Delaware County Women’s Commission (DCWC) has scheduled a virtual meeting on Thursday, via Microsoft TEAMS. The public is invited to attend. Questions? Please contact Janet Smith at for information.