Transportation and Childcare

Did you know? There are a variety of free and discounted resources in the area for assistance with transportation, child care, and other services. 

Emergency Services 

Delaware 2-1-1

Delaware 2-1-1 provides one central resource for a wide variety of human services including assistance with food, housing, health care, social services, transportation, crisis services and more. Dial 2-1-1 if in Delaware, or 1-800-560-3372. A text line is also available at 302-231-1464. 

Transportation

DART First State

Delaware's public bus routes are run by DART First State and can be an affordable way to travel. Additionally, students can receive a 20% - 40% discount when you purchase passes online!

Click here for a step-by-step guide on navigating and riding Delaware's buses. 

Rideshare Delaware

Utilize a free ride matching service with Rideshare Delaware to find commuters in your area. After you've registered as a commuter in the database, students are eligible for the Guaranteed Ride Home program. If an emergency arises on a day that you share the ride to work, preventing you from taking your normal ride home, you will be reimbursed for the alternate transportation you take home. This free benefit is available for up to five uses per calendar year!

SmartDrive U

Receive a discount on your car insurance by completing a free, online defensive driving course! 

Child Care

Care.com

Find child care in your area, along with senior care, pet care, housekeeping services, and more!