Together, we promote health and well-being by influencing policies, systems and environments; providing education, programs and services; and responding to the needs of vulnerable populations.
Our work is led and influenced by our values of equity, accountability, transparency, respect, cultural responsiveness and collaboration.
HHS is comprised of the following:
- Administrative Services
- Animal Services (includes Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter)
- Behavioral Health (Mental Health and Addictions)
- Developmental Disabilities
- Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS)
- HHS Director's Office
- Public Health
- Disease Control and Prevention (DCAP)
- Emergency Medical Services
- Emergency Preparedness
- Environmental Health (includes Vital Records)
- Maternal Child & Family Program
- Medical Examiner Office
- Public Health Strategy
- Research, Analytics, Informatics and Data (RAID)
- Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
- Solid Waste & Recycling
Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP): This plan defines how Washington County and community partners come together to improve health equity and address priority health issues
Funding Opportunities: Information on grants being offered through Health and Human Services
HHS Internships: Internships are a valuable part of a student's professional development, career path and future endeavors. Washington County Health and Human Services (HHS) provides opportunities to students by offering short-term learning experiences.
Notice of Nondiscrimination: Washington County Department of Health and Human Services does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. More information about assistive devices, alternative languages and the process for filing a complaint can be found on this page.