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All Counties: American Lung Association, Breathe Well, Live Well

Breathe Well, Live Well is an innovative adult asthma program run by the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic designed to reduce asthma-related illnesses and disabilities by building knowledge and self-management skills.  The program uses an interactive support group approach to successfully maximize individual learning.

The American Lung Association also runs summer camps and asthma awareness days for the whole family.

http://www.lung.org/associations/charters/mid-atlantic/programs/asthma.html

 

630 Churchmans Road

Suite 202

Newark DE 19702

Main (302) 737-6414

Fax (800) 584-0174

All Counties: Asthma Centers, KidsHealth

KidsHealth, from the Nemours Foundation, provides a comprehensive collection of content on asthma basics and management, including articles, patient profiles, and tools like asthma action plans, diaries, dictionaries, movies, and sound effects. Much of the content and videos are also available in Spanish.

http://kidshealth.org/parent/centers/asthma_center.html

 

All Counties: Delaware Dental Society

The Delaware Dental Society Member Locator system provides a comprehensive and searchable list of dentists by city, zip code or specialty

http://www.delawarestatedentalsociety.org/locator.html

All Counties: Delaware Division of Public Health Dental Clinics

A listing of all the public health dental clinics:

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/files/dphdentalclinics.pdf

 

All Counties: Delaware HEAL – Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living

Delaware HEAL supports and encourages programs, environments and resources that promote healthy eating and active living to reduce the prevalence of overweight, obesity and related chronic diseases.

http://www.deheal.org/

All Counties: Delaware Health and Social Services Clinics

Provides child health services, immunizations, lead screening, nutrition, health education, and physicals. Also gives eye and dental exams. Sliding scale fees for those with limited or no health insurance.

Kent County

Milford State Service Center

11-13 Church Avenue

Milford, DE 19963

(302) 424-7130

 

Williams State Service Center

805 River Road

Dover, DE 19901

(302) 739-1689

 

New Castle County

De La Warr State Service Center

500 Rogers Road

New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 577-2973

 

Hudson State Service Center

501 Ogletown Road

Newark, DE 19711

(302) 283-7587

 

Middletown State Service Center

214 North Broad Street

Middletown, DE 19709

(302) 378-5200

 

Northeast State Service Center

1624 Jessup Street

Wilmington, DE 19802

(302) 552-3600

 

Porter State Service Center Main

511 West 8th Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 577-3521

 

Sussex County

Bridgeville State Service Center

North Cannon & Mill Streets

Bridgeville, DE 19933

(302) 337-8261

 

Georgetown State Service Center

544 South Bedford Street

Georgetown, DE 19947

(302) 856-5246

 

Pyle State Service Center

Route 2, Box 281-1

Frankford, DE 19945

(302) 732-9512

 

Shipley State Service Center

350 Virginia Avenue

Seaford, DE 19973

(302) 628-2006

All Counties: DelaWELL Smoking Cessation Resources

Health Coaching Program:

  • free access to a confidential Health Coach who provides personalized guidance through a series of phone calls or online interactions to help you reach your health goal of quitting smoking.
  • 1-866-674-9103

Health Portal:

  • Healthy Living Programs – Smoke Free Program
    • Six-week online program
    • Each week with specific, achievable goals and a To-Do list of action items This program provides personalized tools and resources to help meet the challenges of quitting for life.
  • “Healthy Lifestyle” link – Tobacco Cessation
    • Find a daily check-in progress tracker with helpful tips, as well as interesting health videos and articles.
  • https://delawell.alerehealth.com

All Counties: Delaware Oral Health Coalition

The mission of the Delaware Oral Health Coalition is to provide leadership and advocacy so that the people of Delaware can access affordable, quality oral health care. Emphasis is placed on early prevention and maintenance as they contribute to total health and well being.

http://www.dohcsmiles.org/index.htm

 

(302)262-9459

All Counties: Delaware Quitline

Provides telephone counseling, one-on-one smoking cessation counseling, educational materials and pharmacotherapy.

(866)409-1858

All Counties: Infant Oral Health Tips for Parents

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/ohpinfant.html

All Counties: Medicaid Participating Dentists

Listing of Medicaid Participating Dentists:

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/files/demedicaiddentistlist.pdf

All Counties: Other Health Centers for the Uninsured

The health centers listed on this website are organizations providing primary care and other onsite health services, typically, operating on a sliding fee scale.

http://www.delawareuninsured.org/hospitals_and_health_centers.htm

All Counties: Weight Management at Nemours

There are several different teams at the Nemours campuses that can assist with obesity, including weight management (includes physicians, psychologists, registered dieticians, and exercise specialists), nutrition, and bariatric surgery.

 

More healthy living resources can be found at:

http://www.nemours.org/content/nemours/wwwv2/service/health/growuphealthy.html 

(302) 651-4200

New Castle County: Camp Fresh

Camp FRESH is a program designed to empower Wilmington youth to become agents of change within their communities, improving health and quality of life by improving access to quality foods.

302-428-6525

New Castle County: Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a positive youth development program which combines an interactive curriculum and running to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls (grades 3-5). The core curriculum addresses many aspects of girls’ development – their physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. Lessons provide girls with the tools to make positive decisions and to avoid risky adolescent behaviors. Fee is sliding scale.

http://girlsontherunde.org/

302-893-2222

New Castle County: Police Athletic League

Provides athletic, educational, and social development activities for children ages 8-18.  Throughout the school year, along with the New Castle County Police Department, the PAL offers many different prevention programs that we hope will deter juvenile delinquency. Programs also continue throughout the summer.

 

http://palde.org (or) www.palw.org

 

3707 North Market Street

Wilmington, DE 19802

(302) 764-6170

 

26 Karlyn Drive

New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 656-9501

 

7259 Lancaster Pike

Hockessin, DE 19707

(302) 239-8857