Below is a list of office locations in which staff of the Delaware Children’s Department work. Included with every location is an address that may be used to navigate with a GPS device or to look up directions online. For some locations, driving directions are also provided.

New Castle County Open New Castle County Locations

Appoquinimink State Service Center
122 Silverlake Road, Middletown, DE 19709

Barley Mill Plaza
4417 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19805

From the South: Take I-95 to Exit 141 North (Newport Exit). Continue on Rt. 141 North (about 3 miles from interchange). Turn right onto Rt. 48 (Lancaster Pike), at intersection of Rt. 141 and Rt. 48. At next traffic signal, turn into the Barley Mill Office Complex. Proceed up drive in the left lane. Follow around circle, counter-clockwise, following the building number signs to "Building #18".

Beech Street (Dart Building)
119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

From I-95 North (Baltimore; Newark): Take Exit #6 - Rt. 4 - Maryland Avenue/Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.At bottom of ramp, turn left onto Maryland Avenue. Proceed for four blocks to Beech Street. Turn left onto Beech Street (there is a delayed left turn arrow for your convenience). Our parking lot will be on your left in front of the building. Main entrance faces Maryland Avenue.

From I-95 South (Claymont or Philadelphia):Take Exit #6 - Rt. 4 - toward Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.Remain on Jackson Street, which runs parallel to I-95. Keep right, and in about nine blocks Jackson Street will intersect with Maryland Avenue. Turn right onto Maryland Avenue and proceed to Beech Street. Turn left onto Beech Street (there is a delayed left turn arrow for your convenience). Our parking lot will be on your left in front of the building. Main entrance faces Maryland Avenue.

Claymont Community Center
3301 Green Street, Caymont, DE 19703

Delaware Youth & Family Center
1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805

Ferris School for Boys
959 Centre Road
Wilmington, DE 19805

Hudson State Service Center
501 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE 19711

Middletown/Silverlake RTC
493 & 495 E. Main Street, Middletown, DE 19709

New Castle County Detention Center
NCC DETENTION CENTER
963 Centre Road
Wilmington, DE 19805

Note: These Directions lead to the DE Youth & Family Center, which includes Main Administration Building (Building #2); Cleveland White School; Grace, Snowden and Mowlds Cottages; Ferris school for boys and New Castle County Detention Center.

From the South: Take Rt. 1 North to I-95 North to Rt. 141 North. Approaching the residential area there is a shopping center and Exxon Station on the left. At that traffic light, turn left onto Faulkland Road. Take the next right (traffic light) onto the campus.

From the North: Take I-95 South to Rt. 141 North. On Rt 141 North there is a residential area with a shopping center and Exxon Station on the left. At that traffic light, turn left onto Faulkland Road. Take the next right (traffic light) onto the campus.

From 202 - Concord Pike: Take Rt. 141 South. Cross Rt. 48-Lancaster Ave. and at the second traffic light turn right onto the campus.

From the city of Wilmington: Take Pennsylvania North to Rt. 141 South. As one crosses Rt. 48-Lancaster Ave., at the second traffic light, turn right onto the campus.

New Castle County Family Court
500 N. King St., Wilmington, DE 19801

From the South: Follow Rt. 13 North. This will take you near the Wilmington Train Station. You will then go straight down Walnut Street. Go to 8th and Walnut and make a left. Go up two blocks to King Street and make a left turn. The New Castle County Family Court building is on the left one block at 9th and King Streets.

New Castle County Police Department
From the South: Take Rt. 13 North. Pass the following: New Castle County airport on the left, Wilmington College on the right, Holloway Campus and DHSS on left, police station is approximately one mile after the Holloway Campus on the left side. Turn left at the second traffic light into the police station parking lot. Enter the main door of the police station, which is around back and check in at the reception desk to gain access to the DFS office.

Rose Hill Community Center
10 Lambson Lane, New Castle, DE 19720

Terry Children's Psychiatric Center
10 Central Ave., New Castle, DE 19709

University Plaza
UNIVERSITY PLAZA (Cambridge and Stockton Buildings)
263 Chapman Road, Newark, DE 19702

From the South: Follow Rt. 13 and Rt. 1 until you see the exit for Rt. 273. Exit at Rt. 273. At the light turn left. Go past the shopping center on your left and turn left onto Chapman Road. Go to the light and turn left. Staff are located in the Stockton and Cambridge Buildings at that location.

From I-95: Take Exit #3, Rt. #273 South to the first traffic light and turn right. Next turn left into the University Office Plaza.

Kent County Open Kent County Locations

Brenford Residential Treatment Center
136 Waterview Lane, Dover, DE 19904

James Williams State Service Center
805 River Road, Dover, DE 19901

From the North: Take South I-95 to Rt. 1 South then take Rt. 13 South towards Dover. At the Smyrna split, you can either take Rt. 1 South towards Dover/Milford (toll road) or you can bare to the right and continue on Rt. 13 South towards Dover. Continue on Rt. 13 past the WAWA (on right), make a right past Dunkin Donut, take first left into Thomas Collins parking lot. James Williams is second building on left.

Rt. 1 South to Dover: Take the Rt. 8, West Dover exit. Pay toll and then make a left turn at the traffic light on to Rt. 13. Then follow Rt. 13 South towards Dover. Continue on Rt. 13 past the WAWA (on right), make a right past Dunkin Donut, take first left into Thomas Collins parking lot. James Williams is second building on left.

From the South traveling Rt. 113: Take Rt. 113 North towards Dover-Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 113 until you get to Rt. 1. Take Rt. 1 North and then exit at the last exit before the toll. This exit is Rt. 10 Camden-Wyoming, Dover Air Force Base. Stay on Rt. 113. Continue on Rt. 113 towards Dover until you see signs for Court Street. Make a left turn following the signs for Court Street at the traffic light. Stay in left lane and make a left onto Rt. 13 South. Get in right lane and make a right turn past Dunkin Donuts, take first left into Thomas Collins parking lot. James Williams State Service Center is second building on left.

From the South Traveling Rt. 13: Take Rt. 13 North towards Dover and Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 13 North until you get to Dover. Pass the McDonald on the right, make a left at the Wilmington Trust Bank (bank is on the right). James Williams State Service Center is on the right. Make first right and go around rear for parking.

Kent County Family Court Building
400 Court Street, Dover, DE 19901

From the North: Take South I-95 to Rt. 1 South then take Rt. 13 South towards Dover. At the Smyrna split, you can either take Rt. 1 South towards Dover/Milford (toll road) or you can bear to the right and continue on Rt. 13 South towards Dover. Continue on Rt. 13 until you get to Court Street and make a right. Then make the second left turn onto River Road. The Family Court building is to the right and the parking lot to the left. There is additional parking in the rear of the building.

Rt. 1 South to Dover: Take the Rt. 8, West Dover exit. Pay toll and then make a left turn at the traffic light on to Rt. 13. Then follow Rt. 13 South towards Dover and then make a right turn onto Court Street. Then travel to the second left and turn left onto River Road. The Family Court parking is to the left of the building. There is also parking in the rear of the building. The Family Court Building is located on the corner of Court Street and River Road.

From the South traveling Rt. 113: Take Rt. 113 North towards Dover-Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 113 until you get to Rt. 1. Take Rt. 1 North and then exit at the last exit before the toll. This exit is Rt. 10 Camden, Wyoming, Dover Air Force Base. Stay on Rt. 113. Continue on Rt. 113 towards Dover until you see signs for Court Street. Make a left turn following the signs for Court Street at the traffic light. Continue on Court Street until you get to River Road. Make a left onto River Road, the Family Court Building is located to the right and the parking lot to the left. Additional parking is available in the rear of the court building.

From the South Traveling Rt. 13: Take Rt. 13 North towards Dover and Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 13 North until you get to Dover. Make a left at the traffic light onto Court Street. Take the second left onto River Road. The Family Court building will be on the right and the parking lot to the left. Additional parking is located in rear of the court building.

Silverlake Professional Plaza-Barrett Building
821 Silverlake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904

From the North: Take South I-95 to Rt. 1 South then take Rt. 13 South towards Dover. At the Smyrna split, you can either take Rt. 1 South towards Dover/Milford (toll road) or you can bare to the right and continue on Rt. 13 South towards Dover. Continue on Rt. 13 South until you get to the Delaware Agriculture Museum on the right. You will then bare to the right onto N. Division Street before the traffic light. At the second traffic light make a right turn onto Walker Road. At the first traffic light you will make a right turn into the Silver Lake Professional Plaza. The Office of Children's Services will be in the Barrett Building on the second floor. This building is the second building on the rights.

From Rt. 1 to Dover: Take the Rt. 8, West Dover exit. Pay toll and then make a left turn at the traffic light on to Rt. 13 South. Then follow Rt. 13 South towards Dover. Continue on Rt. 13 South until you get to the Delaware Agriculture Museum on the right. You will then bare to the right onto W. Division Street before the traffic light. At the second traffic light make a right turn onto Walker Road. At the first traffic light you will make a right turn into the Silver Lake Professional Plaza. The Office of Children Services will be in the Barrett Building on the second floor. This building is the second building on the right.

From the South, Traveling Rt. 113: Take Rt. 113 North towards Dover-Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 113 until you get to Rt. 1. Take Rt. 1 North and then exit at the last exit before the toll. This exit is Rt. 10 Camden, Wyoming, Dover Air Force Base. Stay on Rt. 113. Continue on Rt. 113 towards Dover. Make a left turn onto W. Division Street. At the second traffic light make a right turn onto State Street. Follow State Street until the first traffic light and make a left turn onto Walker Road. Continue on Walker Road until the first traffic light. You will make a right turn into the Silver Lake Professional Plaza. The Office of Children Services will be in the Barrett Building on the second floor. This building is the second building on the rights.

From the South, Traveling Rt. 13: Take Rt. 13 towards Dover-Wilmington. Continue on Rt. 113 towards Dover. In Dover, make a left turn onto W. Division Street. At the second traffic light on Division Street, make a right turn onto N. State Street. Follow N. State Street until the first traffic light and make a left turn onto Walker Road. Continue on Walker Road until the first traffic light. You will make a right turn into the Silver Lake Professional Plaza. The Office of Children Services will be in the Barrett Building on the second floor. This building is the second building on the right.

Sussex County Open Sussex County Locations

Anna C. Shipley State Service Center
350 Virginia Avenue
Seaford, DE 19973

From the North: Take Rt. 13 from Dover. North of Seaford (next town after Bridgeville), take Alt. Rt. 13 to the right. Turn right on Virginia Ave., and Shipley is on the right.

Boys and Girls Club of Sussex
310 Virginia Avenue
Seaford, DE 19973

Children and Families First
410 S. Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947

Edward W. Pyle State Service Center
34314 Pyle Center Road, Unit 1
Frankford, DE 19945

From the North: Follow Rt. 113 South past Millsboro. Turn left at the traffic light on Rt. #20 East through Dagsboro. Go straight through the Dagsboro traffic light and take the next left (Rt. #26 East). Take the right at the first traffic light, onto Rt. #20 East. Go straight through the blinking light/4-way stop at Omar. Pyle Center is on the right about a mile.

Georgetown State Service Center
546 S. Bedford St.
Georgetown, DE 19947

From Dover: Follow Rt. 113 South through Milford to Georgetown. At the 4th traffic light in Georgetown, where Rt. 113 intersects C.R. #431, turn left (marked by green state office sign). First building on left, enter at covered entrance, and DFS office on the 2nd Floor.

Laurel State Service Center
440 N. Popular Street
Laurel, DE 19956

Milford Riverwalk Center
247 N.E. Front Street
Milford, DE 19963

Milford State Service Center
13 N. Church Street
Milford, DE 19963

From Dover: Follow Rt. 113 South from Dover. Turn left at the traffic light past the Milford Shopping Plaza. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Church Street. One-story building on the right, just before the canal bridge.

Stevenson House Detention Center
750 N. DuPont Highway
Milford, DE 19963

Sussex County Court House
22 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947

From the North: Follow Rt. 113 South through Milford to Georgetown. At the second traffic light in Georgetown, where Rt. 113 intersects Rt. 9, turn left (Rt. 9 East) and follow to circle. Sussex County Family Court is the building on the left once you reach the stoplight.