The mission of the Department of Health & Human Services is to:
Provide coordination and management of the City's critical services in the areas of Public Health, Veterans' Services, Human Rights and Accessibility, Elder Affairs and Youth Services.
Maximize access to City programs and services by providing information and referral advocacy, outreach and educational programs for all Worcester residents regardless of age, race, ability or health condition.
Ensure that all City residents are treated fairly and equally by reducing bias, bigotry and prejudices.
Promote ways to increase respect in our community and safeguard equal access and opportunity for all through outreach, educational programs, events and advocacy.
Ensure that all Worcester residents and visitors with disabilities have access to City programs and services by providing informaiton and referral, advocacy, outreach and educational programs.
Provide eligible veterans and their families with immediate financial aid, medical assistance and referral services such as housing, employment opportunities, health and education.
Advance the well-being of the City's youth, particularly in the areas of educational and employment opportunities.
Oversee community coordination to address a wide array of homeless issues including triage/assessment/rapid re-housing, discharge planning and street outreach.
Health & Human Services City Hall Room 101 455 Main Street Worcester, MA 01608