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:

December 11, 2023 - Delaware County Women’s Commission (DCWC) has scheduled a virtual meeting, beginning at 6:00pm. The public is invited to attend. Please contact Janet Smith at for information.

December 13, 2023 – Delaware County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council monthly meeting. The meeting will be in person at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, PA., beginning at 6pm. The public is invited to attend. Please contact Janet Smith for information.

September 13, 2023 – Delaware County Mental Health/ Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Board Meeting . The meeting will be virtual beginning at 6:00 pm. The public is invited to attend. Please contact Charlene Smith-Pettey for information.

August 21, 2023, at 4:00pmChildren & Youth Services (CYS), Juvenile Probation Office (JPO), and Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) Needs-Based Plan and Budget for 2024/25

August 23 & 29, 2023Public Hearings Scheduled for the Delaware County Human Services Plan Review