Marydale Retirement Village

Applications Available Oct. 2 – Oct. 16


Marydale Retirement Village, a ministry of Catholic Charities, provides affordable housing to low income senior citizens in a lovely, garden apartment setting in Newark, Delaware. Our waiting list will be opening briefly between Oct 2nd and Oct 16th. Apartments are one bedroom and include kitchen, living room, and bathroom.


 An applicant must be at or below annual gross income of $39,100 for one person, and at or below annual gross income of $44,650 for two persons to qualify. Interested persons, over 62 years of age are invited to call or stop by to receive an application and criteria for admission. Completed applications must be received by Nov. 17, 2023.


Marydale Retirement Village
135 Jeandell Drive    Newark, DE 19713    302.368.2784

Marydale Retirement Village

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Marydale Retirement Village, located in Newark, Delaware, provides 108 one-bedroom rental apartments for seniors who qualify as low-income.


Marydale residents live independently and enjoy the companionship of peers in a unique, garden-style community. Apartments rent for 30% of a resident’s adjusted gross income. A variable allowance for electric expense is also included.

All applicants are interviewed and must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant income must fall below the Federal government’s definition of very low and extremely low income levels (adjusted periodically)
  • Demonstrated ability to pay rent
  • History as a good resident or neighbor
  • Good housekeeping habits

Each apartment includes:

  • Range/ oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Carpeting
  • Front or side porch
  • Personal Emergency Call System
  • Smoke/ Fire Warning System
  • Safety Bars in Bath Area
  • Washer and Dryer Hooks Ups

Features of the community include:

  • Resident Parking Area
  • Structural and Grounds Maintenance
  • Community Center for Activities
  • Availability of local transportation
  • Smoke Free Environment

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For more information, please contact Marydale Retirement Village:
135 Jeandell Drive
Newark, DE 19713

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Marydale Retirement Village welcomes volunteers of all ages to assist in its programs. Call 302-368-2784 to see what opportunities are available. Volunteers must apply and be interviewed.

Click here to donate to Marydale Retirement Village using a credit card. You may also send a check to Catholic Charities, 2601 W 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. Please designate Marydale Retirement Village on the memo line of the check.

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