Children & Families First: It's not just our name...it's our promise!
Since 1884, Children & Families First has offered hope to people in need. Each year, we serve thousands of children and families across Delaware….Young women seeking support to have a healthy baby...Children in foster care awaiting a loving permanent home… Teens in need of help to reconnect to their families…Parents looking for better ways to communicate with their kids…Families with limited resources taking care of an elderly parent…and more.


Latest News!
  • Click HERE to read our 2013 Annual Report.
  • Watch how CFF's Nurse-Family Partnership is helping low-income, first-time mothers in Delaware.
  • Join the Friends Campaign! Donate today and your gift will help strengthen Delaware families throughout 2015!
  • Time is running out to receive assistance under the Infrastructure Fund. An opportunity like this may not be offered again. Click here for our Infrastructure application. 2015 Upcoming Application Deadlines for Capital and Technology are May 18th and June 15th.  Please note:  June 15th will be the last deadline date for accepting capital applications.   Technology applications may be extended up to October. Please check the website periodically for updates.
  • Click here for our Capacity Grant Application: 2015 Capacity Grant Application deadline date: May 4, 2015 (Please check the website periodically for future application deadlines.)
  • Meet some of the people we have served and learn more about our programs.Read our stories and watch our videos!
IM40 We're proud to be a Community Mobilizing Organization for YHP:IM40, a movement to promote positive youth development and healthy behaviors.