Department of Human Services (DHS)


The Department of Human Services (DHS) provides services designed to protect, assist and empower economically disadvantaged individuals and families, and people with disabilities to achieve a better quality of life.  The department engages in collaborations and partnerships with federal, state and community-based organizations to maximize resources and provide a seamless array of services statewide.  We promote accountability, transparency and quality in all that we do.

Core Mission Areas

FY15 Budget (in thousands): $16,783,973

*These amounts represent State and Non-State Funds.




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