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About Us

Neighborhood House, Inc. is a multi-purpose non-profit community center located in South Wilmington and Middletown. Founded in 1927, the center promotes community engagement and development. The mission is to provide programs that educate, enlighten and empower people to improve their lives. This is accomplished by offering comprehensive services that include a Five Star Early Learning Center, Family Services and Crisis Alleviation, year-round Youth Development Programs, Comprehensive Housing Counseling that includes credit building and first-time home buyer’s support and foreclosure counseling. Our newest service to the community is The Neighborhood Empowerment Center where we facilitate workforce development programs, credit building workshops and teach a variety of computer skills.

We are true to ourselves, and commit to always perform at our best.

Our vision


Assist and guide people with finding their own paths of awareness, self-sufficiency, productivity, hopefulness, and success.


Provide leadership, support, and advocacy for a comprehensive approach to community, economic, and leadership development.


Leading, supporting, and partnering with individuals and other organizations focused on a shared goal of making our communities stronger and more vital.

Youth Development

After School Homework Help, Summer Enrichment Camp, and Extended Hours Programs are all part of our Youth Service Programs that provide a structured environment where youth have access to computers and socialize in a safe and caring environment.

Family Services

This program is designed to assist families and individuals to meet their immediate basic needs of food, heat, and electricity in crisis situations while helping them become more stable going forward. This program is available at both our Wilmington and Middletown locations.

Housing Counseling

Housing Services is a source of information to countless New Castle County residents with housing concerns and issues in the areas of  Pre-Purchase, Foreclosure Prevention, Rental Assistance and Financial Empowerment Counseling.

Non-discrimination Policy

Neighborhood House, Inc. has a policy and demonstrates a practice of non-discrimination regardless of race, creed, color, age, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental health or disability, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.