Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Department of Services for Children, Youth,and Their Families

1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805-1195
Phone: 302-633-2500
Bi-lingual persons available to assist with domestic incidents involving children and the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families.

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

Children & Domestic Violence Committee
DVCC Staff Person: Natasha Smith
Phone: 302-255-0408

Immigration Resource Guide

Delaware Shelter for Immigrant Women

Abriendo Puertas
Latino/a Domestic Violence Hotline (Kent & Sussex Counties)
Phone: 302-745-9874
24-hour on-call bi-lingual hotline, shelter, and advocacy

Delaware Courts/Translation
Administrative Office of the Courts
Phone: 302-255-0093
Court translation

Immigration Service Providers

Office of Foreign Born
Office of the Attorney General
820 N. French Street, 6th Floor
Wilmington, DE  19801
Phone: 302-577-8390
Phone: 302-577-5866

Department of Justice
Sussex County
Phone: 302-856-5353, ext. 152

Legal Services for Immigrant Victims/Offenders

Community Legal Aid Society
100 W. 10th Street
Suite 801
Wilmington, Delaware  19801
Phone: 302-575-0660

La Esperanza
216 N. Race Street
Georgetown, Delaware
Phone: 302-854-9262

Latin American Community Center
403 N. Van Buren Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302-655-7338
Paralegal available five days per week and lawyer available on Thursdays for civil issues related to domestic violence and sexual assault. Bi-lingual support groups for victims of domestic violence.

Support Groups for Immigrant Victims/Offenders

Catholic Charities
2601 West 4th Street
Wilmngton, DE 19805
Bi-lingual counselors available for one-on-one counseling.
Phone: 302-655-9624
Fax: 302-655-9753
Certified Offender Program

507 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, Delaware  19809
Certified Offender Programs
Victim Support Groups
Phone: 302-762-8989
Fax: 302-762-8987

La Esperanza
216 N. Race Street
Georgetown, Delaware
Phone: 302-854-9262
Victim Support Groups

Latin American Community Center
701 S. Maryland Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19014
Bi-lingual support groups for victims. 
Phone: 302-655-7338

Turning Point at People's Place II
1129 Airport Road
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: 302-424-2420
Certified Offender Programs

Police Victim Services

DE State Victim Services (24 hours)
Phone: 1-800-842-8461

Web Links
Latina resources and Spanish-language information as indicated on the Battered Women's Justice website.