Milwaukee County’s goal is to enrich your life by providing essential services that meet your needs and those of your family, neighbors, co-workers and friends.
We enhance the quality of life in Milwaukee County through great public service.
Milwaukee County is home to over 950,000 people living in one of 19 communities, which range in size from the City of Milwaukee, with 595,000 residents, to the Village of River Hills, with roughly 1,600 residents.
Still a manufacturing stronghold, the region features 16 Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of others in the financial services, medical device, hospitality and retailing industries.
Find information about things to do and happenings in Milwaukee County.
Get help with COVID-19: Apply for a small business grant, get rent or mortgage assistance, and learn more about Milwaukee County’s ongoing response.
The Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services is committed to the safety and needs of the individuals that we serve. We are taking the current situation with the Coronavirus very seriously and working closely with public officials and community partners to ensure access to services. Look for any changes and updates to services on the divisions' landing pages. You can also call 2-1-1 for information. IMPACT 2-1-1 provides a coordinated point for those in need.
Disabilities Services Division, serving adults 18-59 with differing abilities
Division of Youth & Family Services, overseeing youth justice
The Housing Division, administering programs for homeowners and those who have housing instability
Energy Assistance, offering services to ease the burden of utility bills.
Thank you for your interest in the DHHS 2021 budget. We will be in touch.
1220 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205
Together, creating healthy communities.
Empowering safe, healthy, meaningful lives.
Partnership, Respect, Integrity,
Established in 1835, Milwaukee County is home to more than 950,000 residents and is the hub of the 37th largest regional economy in the United States.
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