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Social Services Department
Social Services Department

Social Services Department

Our Mission

We provide self-reliance and protection for all residents of Sussex County through community-based services.

Benefits

  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Stamp Program
  • General Relief (Medical)
  • Energy Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • TANF

Family Services

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Adult Services
  • Child Assistance/Services
  • VIEW (Work Program)
  • Preventive Services
  • Family Preservation
  • Family Engagement Partnership

Protective Services

  • Adult Protective Services
  • Child Protective Services

Click here to find out more about services offered by Sussex County Social Services.

In accordance with the Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication and Compliance, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.