Office of the Child Advocate

The Office of the Child Advocate is a non-judicial state agency charged with safeguarding the welfare of Delaware's children. OCA fulfills this charge by providing legal representation for dependent, neglected, and abused children in civil Family Court proceedings; engaging in legislative advocacy; collaborating with child welfare system partners to evaluate the effectiveness of the child protection system and to make recommendations for changes to policies and procedures; developing and providing quality training to OCA's volunteer attorneys and the child protection system as a whole; and participating in the community to increase public awareness of OCA.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

900 King Street
Suite 210
Wilmington, DE 19801
Voice: (302) 255-1730
Fax: (302) 577-6831

6 West Market Street
       Suite 1
       Georgetown, DE 19947
Voice: (302) 856-5720
Fax: (302)856-5722