Residents within the Town of Clayton are provided services including:
- Public Safety
- Building Inspections
Emergency service by the Clayton Police Department is supplemented by the Clayton Volunteer Fire Company and the David C. Harrison American Legion Ambulance Service.
Those living within a mile of the Clayton Post Office must pick up their mail at the post office, according to USPS regulations regarding rural communities. A post office box is provided at no charge.
Additional utility services are provided by:
- Chesapeake Utilities (natural gas)
- Verizon (telephone)
- Comcast (cable television)
Social services are provided by the State of Delaware and area non-profit institutions. Bayhealth Medical Center (Dover) and Christiana Care (Newark) have hospitals and health care centers in the area.