Important Phone Numbers

Legal Help Link

Call for help with all landlord-tenant problems

(302) 478-8850

(800) 773-0606

Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc.

Dover: (302) 734-8820

Wilmington & Sussex County: (302) 575-0408

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Dover: (302) 674-8500

Georgetown: (302) 856-0038

Wilmington: (302) 575-0660

City of Wilmington Department of Licenses & Inspections 

Call to get a safety inspection of your rental home if your landlord won't make repairs (Wilmington residents only). If the conditions are bad enough, ask them about a "rent withholding account."

In Wilmington only: (302) 576-3030

City of New Castle Department of License and Inspections

(302) 322-9813

Building Code Enforcement

NEW CASTLE COUNTY (New Castle County residents only outside of Wilmington): (302) 395-5555

MIDDLETOWN: (302) 378-1171

NEWARK: (302) 366-7075

SMYRNA: (302) 653-3486

Consumer Protection Unit of the Attorney General's Office

Call for help with all kinds of landlord-tenant problems throughout the state


Conectiv Power Delivery (formerly Delmarva Power & Light)

Call to have utilities shut-off

(302) 454-0300

Delaware Help Line 

Call to find subsidized housing, public housing, or heating bill assistance programs


Delaware State Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service

Call to get a referral for a private attorney if you are not eligible for free legal services.

(302) 478-8850 (ask for the Lawyer Referral Service)


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