Day Center Resources for Shelter Residents and Homeless Campers

Day-Time Sanctuary, Mailing Address, Phone Service, & Rest Rooms:

  • Friendship House Wilmington Empowerment Center:
    720 N Orange St, Wilmington DE. 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Mon – Fri)
  • Friendship House Newark Empowerment Center:
    69 E Main St, Newark DE. 1:00 – 4:00 PM Weekdays
  • Friendship House MOT Empowerment Center:
    44 W Main St, Middletown DE. 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Tues & Thurs)
  • Samaritan Outreach:
    1410 N Claymont St, Wilmington DE. 8:00 – 11:00 AM Weekdays
  • St Patrick’s Senior Center:
    701 E 14th St, Wilmington DE. 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Weekdays
  • Meeting Ground Mary Randall Center:
    401 North St, Elkton MD. 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Weekdays

Storage for Personal Belongings:

  • St Patrick’s Senior Center
    701 E 14th St, Wilmington DE. 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Weekdays    
  • Meeting Ground Mary Randall Center
    401 North St, Elkton, MD. 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Weekdays

Online Computer Lab:

  • Friendship House Wilmington Center
    720 N Orange St, Wilmington DE. 8:30 AM – Noon Weekdays
  • Friendship House Newark Empowerment Center
    69 E Main St, Newark DE. 1:00 – 4:00 PM Weekdays      
  • Wilmington Library
    10 E 10th St, Wilmington DE. 9:00AM – 5:00 PM Weekdays
  • Meeting Ground Mary Randall Center
    401 North St, Elkton MD. 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Weekdays

Showers & Laundry:

  • Samaritan Outreach
    1410 N Claymont St, Wilmington DE. 8:00 – 11:00 AM (Showers) Weekdays    
  • St Patrick’s Senior Center
    701 E 14th St, Wilmington DE. Noon – 2:45 PM (Showers & Laundry by Appointment) Weekdays      
  • Meeting Ground Mary Randall Center
    401 North St, Elkton MD. 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Showers & Laundry) Weekdays

To Apply For a Safelink Cell Phone:

Safelink Wireless offers free mobile phone to Lifeline participants. In addition to free phone, the company also provides 350 free minutes each month to eligible customers. Safelink doesn’t require participants to sign any service contracts unlike other providers who force customers to sign a service contract. Since the company offers pre-paid services, customers can easily control their phone usage according to their budget.

If you want to receive a free phone from Safelink, you will have to meet eligibility requirements for Safelink. You are eligible if you participate in government assistance programs like Medicaid, SNAP, and SSI. You will be given one phone per address. At the time of applying for the program you will need to provide your residential address with your application. You can submit your application online click here.  

(Updated 11/25/2019)