Children's Homes and Institutions in Delaware, USA

(With date of foundation date, operator, number of male/female places, age for admission, and types of children received where known.)

  • St Joseph's Industrial School for Colored Boys, Clayton
    (1895; Sisters of St Francis; Orphan and homeless boys; 80M)
  • St James' Protectory, Delaware City
    (1879; Sisters of St Francis; Orphan and homeless boys; 70M)
  • St Peter's Female Orphan Asylum, 600 West Street, Wilmington
    (1829; Sisters of Charity; Orphan girls; 39F)
  • Delaware Orphans' Home and Industrial School, P.O. Box 181, Wilmington
    (1898; Private corporation; Orphan and neglected children; 29M/21F)
  • Home for Friendless and Destitute Children, Wilmington
    (1864; Private organization; Friendless and destitute children, and boarders; 70M+F)