The Department of Health & Human Services consists of the following divisions:
- Delinquency & Court Services
- Disabilities Services
- Management Services
- Behavioral Health, which includes Emergency Medical Services
All divisions report to the office of the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.
The mission of the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services is to secure human services for individuals and families who need assistance living a healthy, independent life in the community.
DHHS holds the following values:
- We respect the dignity and worth of each individual we serve and with whom we work.
- We act with honesty and integrity, adhering to the highest standards of moral and ethical principles through our professional and personal behavior.
- We strive for excellence, implementing best practices and measuring performance toward optimal outcomes.
- We work collaboratively, fostering partnerships with others in our service networks and within the community.
- We are good stewards of the resources entrusted to us, using them efficiently and effectively, to fulfill our mission.
- We honor cultural diversity and are culturally competent and sensitive.
To link to the County Board Health & Human Needs Committee, click here.
No otherwise qualified applicant for service or service participant shall be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in any manner on the basis of race, color, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, disability or association with a person with a disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is also prohibited on the basis of religion, political beliefs or affiliation. This policy covers eligibility for the access to services, and treatment in all of the department's programs and activities.
Ninguna persona que solicite servicios para los que esté calificada de otro modo será negada beneficios, o sometida de cualquier otro modo a discriminación en base a su raza, color, nacionalidad de origen o antepasados, sexo, religión, edad, o incapacidades. Esta directiva se refiere a la elegibilidad y acceso a nuestros servicios, y al tratamiento recibido en todos nuestros programas y actividades.
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