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Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

HHS At A Glance

HHS Mission Statement

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to promote and ensure the health and safety of the residents of Montgomery County and to build individual and family strength and self-sufficiency. DHHS ensures delivery of a full array of services to address the somatic and behavioral health, economic and housing security, and other health and human services needs of County residents. DHHS directs, manages, administers, funds and delivers critical support for the most vulnerable residents. Services provided also include case management and advocacy services, protective services for vulnerable children and adults, and prevention services.The Department strives to provide services that:

  • Build on the strengths of our customers and the community
  • Are community-based
  • Are accessible
  • Are culturally competent
  • Are responsive to changing needs of our community
  • Are provided in collaboration with our community partners
How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $284,561,313;

FY15 Full-time Equivalents (FTEs): 1,588.87 

Aging and Disability Services (ADS)

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of ADS is to affirm the dignity and value of seniors, persons with disabilities, and their families by offering a wide range of information, home and community-based support services, protections, and opportunities which promote choice, independence, and inclusion.

How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $43,559,385; FY15 FTEs: 164.93

Behavioral Health and Crisis Services (BHCS)

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of BHCS is to foster the development of a comprehensive system of services to assist children, youth, adults, and families in crisis or with behavioral health needs.

How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $41,224,381; FTEs: 209.7

Children, Youth and Family Services (CYFS)

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of CYFS is to promote opportunities for children to grow up healthy and ready for school, and for families to be self-sufficient.

How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $74,426,917; FTEs: 526.43

Public Health Services (PHS)

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of PHS is to protect and promote the health and safety of County residents.

How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $69,193,812; FTEs: 489.71

Special Needs Housing (SNH)

What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of SNH is to provide oversight and leadership to the County’s efforts to develop new and innovative housing models to serve special needs and homeless populations and maintain housing stability for vulnerable households.

How Much? How Many?

FY15 Budget: $20,511,872; FY15 FTEs: 63.50

Legend: Performance Improved / Optimal; Performance Consistent; Performance Declined; Measuring; Collecting Data;

Headline Performance Measures

Responsive and Sustainable Leadership