REACH Riverside

Wilmington, DE

Tucked away in the northeast corner of the city, Riverside is one of Wilmington’s oldest neighborhoods. Once a vibrant, working-class community, the area experienced decades of disinvestment. Today, residents are eager to define a new future for their community.

REACH Community

REACH Riverside (REACH is an acronym for Redevelopment, Education and Community Health) aims to improve the quality of life for residents by implementing community-led strategies that will enhance economic opportunity, build a safe and strong neighborhood and ensure a dynamic framework for quality growth and development.

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An historically vibrant close-knit neighborhood of families who have watched their potential stifled in recent years, Riverside residents know that now is the time to thrive. Meet the team that is transforming the Riverside Neighborhood into a healthy, vibrant place to live and thrive.

Meet the REACH team

REACH Pillars

With first-rate housing being the heart and soul of a community, REACH Riverside is committed to building 700-units of high-quality, mixed-income housing that elevates the standard of living for Riverside residents and provides the quality amenities our families deserve.

Education in Riverside
REACH Riverside’s promise is a high-quality, 21st century education pipeline from childhood through high school.

Community Health in Riverside
REACH Riverside is creating the conditions, through programs and built environment – that promote good health.