Health & Human Services (HHS) team members work to help North Dakotans of all ages enhance their well-being and quality of life by supporting equitable access to the social determinants of health, which include economic stability, housing, education, food, community and health care.
HHS promotes the state’s emergency readiness and response preparedness, achieves strategic outcomes using all available resources, strengthens stakeholder engagement and collaboration and manages emerging public health challenges.
To make North Dakota the healthiest state in the nation
- Deliver one streamlined path to quality, equitable programs and services
- Continue to improve quality, effective, and efficient health and human services
- Create career growth and development opportunities for team members and build a one-team culture
About 83 percent of the department's staff are based at direct service locations - the North Dakota State Hospital, Life Skills and Transition Center, eight regional human service centers, eight regional child support offices, and regional vocational rehabilitation offices.