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The mission of the Department of Human Services (DHS), in collaboration with the community, assists low-income individuals and families to maximize their potential for economic security and self-sufficiency.
- Economic Security (formerly known as Income Maintenance)
- Family Services
- View the DHS Organizational Chart [PDF]
Service Integration Initiative
In the recent issue of the Journal of Family Strengths guest editor David Berns, director of DHS, presents a framework for redefining the role of governmental agencies beyond their day-to-day delivery of services to one that prevents the need for more intrusive and more costly interventions. Read the article: Service Integration Initiative: Is Our Business Family-Centered?