Hope Center

Welcome - NCC Hope Center

Welcome to the New Castle County Hope Center (a 501c-3). If you are in need of shelter, please call 1-833-FIND-BED. 

Click here for referral information

How you can help

Interested in volunteering?

Visit the Hope Center section of the Volunteer Opportunities page


Interested in donating clothing to Hope Center guests?  Visit the Friendship House Clothing Bank website. 


NCC HELP Program


The NCC HELP (Housing Everyone Locater Program) Coordinator assists Hope Center guests and clients of the county's Housing Choice Voucher Program to locate and gain access to permanent, affordable housing.  You can contact coordinator Dana Mitchell at dana.mitchell@newcastlede.gov or by phone at 302-650-3045.  Learn more about NCC HELP here.  Landlords - we welcome your participation!

Press Coverage

Tales of Hope: The best birthday gift: Hope Center celebrates first resident to move into permanent housing

Tales of Hope: Someone Really Cares: The Hope Center is saving lives

Tales of Hope: Respect, empathy and dignity fuel empowerment in Hope Center residents

Tales of Hope: Meet the New Castle County Hope Center's youngest resident

Take a look inside a local hotel-turned-homeless shelter

Public gets opportunity to ask questions about New Castle County's hotel-turned-homeless-shelter (WDEL)

'A miracle': New Castle County's hotel opens for emergency shelter on eve of predicted snow (DPM)

New Castle County hotel-turned-homeless shelter opens just in time for winter storm (WDEL)

Wilmington Code Purple shelter shifts to winter-long hotel stay (WHYY)

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