About Us

Thank you for visiting the Department of Health and Human Services’ web site.  Our department is the largest in County government and we are responsible for public health and human services that help address the needs of our community’s most vulnerable children, adults and seniors.  We have more than 120 programs and deliver services at more than 20 locations in Montgomery County.

Our core services protect the community’s health, protect the health and safety of at-risk children and vulnerable adults and address basic human needs including food, shelter and clothing.

Our department provides services through several service areas:  Aging and Disability Services; Behavioral Health and Crisis Services; Children, Youth and Family Services; Public Health Services and Special Needs Housing. Our Office of Community Affairs provides direct services through several programs.  In addition, our administrative functions include budget administration, fiscal administration, contract management, facilities, grant acquisition, human resources, information systems and performance management.

Please take a look at the broad range of services we offer.  We have arranged the center of the site to display six broad categories of services.  When a user links to one of these pages all of the departments service programs that address those needs are arranged under sub-categories.  We hope you find the information useful and we look forward to your comments and questions. Send department feedback to hhsmail@montgomerycountymd.gov