Welcome to West End!
Located in the city of Wilmington’s historic ‘Little Italy’ district, West End Neighborhood House has been improving the lives of an ethnically, economically and culturally diverse community since 1883. In 2015, the agency served over 10,000 individuals. By meeting our customers’ comprehensive needs and encourage ultimate self-sufficiency, West End provides assistance through outcomes-driven programming, utilizing innovative solutions to resolve complex social challenges throughout Delaware. West End is a registered 501c3 organization, whose mission is to help individuals achieve self-sufficiency, reach and maintain their maximum potential, and live responsibly and harmoniously in a healthy community and complex world.
Check out our Annual Report!
Take a look at how your support helped our customers take steps toward becoming self-sufficient in the areas of Housing, Employment, Education, Financial Empowerment and Community & Youth Development! Click here to read our 2015 Annual Report.
Blast from the Past
Did you know that the first free kindergarten in the City of Wilmington was started by West End? It’s just one of many ‘firsts’ for which our organization is known. What were some of the others? Click here to find out!
Read Our Newsletter!
Check out what’s happening at West End by reading our monthly newsletter.
Click here to view more from the archive!
Constance Leeson Memorial Library
Thank to the generosity of the Leeson family and volunteers from the University of Delaware’s Student Literacy Council, West End youth can experience the joy of reading, storytelling, visits from guest authors and so much more in a safe and comfortable environment. Stay tuned for more details coming this fall!
United Way of Delaware – 2015 Campaign
West End’s United Way Agency Code is 540
Funding received by West End from the United Way of Delaware is critical to the agency’s overall success. The relationship between the United Way of Delaware and West End represents true collaboration and remains among the strongest of partnerships in West End’s history. The presence of the United Way of Delaware is felt in nearly every program and service at West End. Their continued leadership in policy and advocacy for West End Neighborhood House and other social service agencies has helped build strong families and neighborhoods throughout Delaware. Through the United Way, you can directly help West End Neighborhood House and the over 10,000 individuals we serve annually. To allocate your 2014 United Way gift to West End, enter our code 540 on campaign forms! THANK YOU!