Dept of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

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Our Department exists to serve as a Resource for persons who need assistance, a Safety Net for individuals and families in crisis, and a Partner for improving quality of life.


We are recognized as Wisconsin’s most innovative and trusted leader in the provision of services and the employer of choice for those wanting to make a difference.

Core Values

Organizational Excellence:

We strive to create a culture that embodies integrity, nurtures professional growth, and promotes accomplishment.

Fiscal Responsibility:

We earn public trust through efficient, cost-effective stewardship of resources.


We are a unified force that embraces trust, respect, and collaboration to achieve common goals.


We believe our success depends on a direct, honest, and continuous exchange of information that helps people feel understood, informed, and engaged.

Customer Service:

We hold ourselves accountable to promote an environment of compassion and respect as we strive to meet the needs of those we serve.


We strongly encourage everyone to explore and pursue new ideas, methods, and technologies to achieve better outcomes.

Quality Service Provision:

We believe in doing what works through evidence based practice and evaluation.


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