We manage and facilitate access to governmental, educational and recreational information and provide a variety of other resources and services that aim to continually improve the quality of life for individuals in the Delaware community.
Divisions that Strengthen the Community
Government Information Center
The Government Information Center (GIC) provides government information and services to the community through information technology. The GIC works with other state agencies, legislators, the public and others to improve the delivery of government services and information through the Delaware.gov Web Portal and other channels.
Commission for Women
The Delaware Commission for Women (DCW) advocates for the equality of women in a way that fosters self-esteem and self-reliance among women of all ages by promoting the political, economic, social, educational, personal and professional growth of Delaware women.
Board of Pardons
The Board of Pardons makes recommendations to the Governor for or against pardons, reprieves, commutations of sentence, and executive clemency.
Delaware Division of Libraries
The Delaware Division of Libraries provides leadership and support for the timely development of Delaware’s libraries, to ensure convenient access to, and encourage use of current information resources and reading material.
Delaware Division of the Arts
The Division of the Arts promotes and develops the arts throughout the state. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council (DSAC), the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life.
Buena Vista Conference Center
Surrounded by acres of farmland, woodlands and landscaped grounds, Buena Vista Conference Center offers a serene yet sophisticated setting for indoor and outdoor weddings, business meetings, corporate functions as well as both formal and casual engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, family reunions and other social events up to 300 people.
Division of the Public Advocate
The DPA represents consumers whenever PSC-regulated utility companies in Delaware seek changes in the delivery of services or changes in rates for electric distribution, natural gas supply, water services, or local exchange telephone services. Although the DPA represents all consumers of regulated utility services, it focuses on residential and small business consumers.
Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture
The Commission shall establish, maintain and develop cultural ties between Italians and Italian-Americans; foster a special interest in the historical and cultural backgrounds of both groups, as well as in the economic, political, social, and artistic life of the countries involved; and shall help establish or promote Italian language programs in the schools of this State.