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Delaware Consumer Resources

If you’re a Delaware resident, this page could help you with your search for any organizations within your state. We’ve compiled a list of state resources that will help in providing the information you need. If your inquiry concerns state agencies, legal information, health, educational, or financial resource, you have come to the right place.

The links below will summarize what each site offers, along with any contact information.

STATE AGENCIES

Delaware Attorney General – The Attorney General’s website has plenty to offer in a variety of areas. Whether you’re looking for more information on how to protect your family, your consumer rights, or prevent crimes against you or the area you live in, you can find it all here. Featured press releases keep you up to date about developing events in your area.

Department of Insurance – This site is dedicated to the department that regulates insurance companies in the area. If you have a problem with an insurance company, you can visit the site to get more information, or file a complaint. Consumer guides are available to help you in your search for the perfect insurance company to choose. You can also reach the department at 1-800-282-8611.

Public Service Commission – This organization regulates public utilities and services. If you are having trouble with unsafe or unreasonably priced utility or cable bills, you can visit this site to learn more about what you can do, or file a complaint. You can also contact them at (302) 736-7500.

LEGAL RESOURCES

Small Claims Court – Our very own resource highlights provisions within Delaware’s court system. If you are looking to pursue a court case, this page can give you detailed information about requirements to meet. You can find out court cost limits, as well as special guidelines for Delaware’s laws.

EDUCATION

K-12 Education – This website provides an educational directory for Delaware K-12 schools. You can view school closings and delays, and sign up for email notifications. Educational reports are available to view, and you can navigate to any school district to find out additional information. Special programs are highlighted for parents and teachers to view.

FINANCIAL

Department of Finance – Discover any unclaimed property you might have through this department. Get lottery information, tax filing tips, or business licenses resources with this site. Get up to date financial news from the home page, or check on your tax refund all through the Department of Finance.

Division of Revenue – In need of business or personal tax information? This site is a helpful tool to point you in the right direction. Get tax season updates, collections assistance, or view online services. You can even get live support for any of your revenue needs.

HEALTH

Health & Social Services – View Delaware’s health programs here. This site provides information for a variety of services offered through the state. There are even links to view reports and statistics, or discover volunteer opportunities in the field. You can keep up to speed with them through social media links on the site.

Department of Public Health – You can view statewide health information here. Read about current health alerts, get seasonal flu resources, or emergency preparedness tips here. You can read up on health screenings, or search through the general database to get specific information on any other topics.

SAFETY

Department of Safety & Homeland Security – Get public safety information through this department’s site. Read up on new safety enforcement laws. Visit different agencies within the department. You can even participate in safety around your own area through the Crime Stoppers links. You can contact the department at (302) 744-2680.

EMPLOYMENT

Delaware JobLink – If you’re a Delaware resident in need of a job, you’ve came to the right site. This is a one stop shop for all of your employment needs. Conduct a general search for jobs in your area. You can build an online resume, and even sign up to receive email notifications for new postings.

Contact Delaware State & Local Consumer Agencies

State and local consumer protection offices mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate a variety of professionals, promote strong consumer protection legislation, provide educational materials and advocate in the consumer interest. To save time, call the office before sending in a written complaint. Ask if the office handles the type of complaint you have, and if complaint forms are provided.

State Offices
Thomas Stevens, Director
Consumer Protection Unit
Department of Justice
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-8600
Fax: 302-577-6499
Toll Free in DE: 1-800-220-5424

Eugene Hall, Deputy Attorney General
Fraud and Consumer Protection Unit
Office of Attorney General
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-8800
Toll free: 1-800-220-5424
Fax: 302-577-3090

State Banking Regulators

The officials listed below regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check the listing of Selected Federal Agencies.

Timothy McTaggart
State Bank Commissioner
555 E. Lockerman Street
Suite 210
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-4235
Fax: 302-739-3609

State Insurance Regulators

Each state has its own laws and regulations for all types of insurance, including car, homeowner and health insurance. The officials listed below enforce these laws. Many of these offices can provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.

Donna Lee H. Williams
Commissioner, Department of Insurance
841 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
302-739-4251
Toll free in DE: 1-800-282-8611
Fax: 302-739-5280

Sources include the Consumer's Resource Handbook, U.S. General Services Administration. We welcome updates and corrections. Please address the Webmaster.