Human Services  

The Department of Human Services is proud to be part of a dynamic group of city departments committed to serving their consumers in a caring and professional manner. In 2013, over 60,000 residents of Newport News were connected to federal, state, and local services and programs. Please read about the services listed on this website and feel free to contact us with questions or ideas on how we can streamline our processes to better serve you.

Services Provided
The information and services that we provide include, but are not limited to:
The mission of the Newport News Department of Human Services is to contribute to the quality of life in Newport News by promoting empowerment and independence through human services and community partnerships.

A safe, healthy, and productive community that supports and values all individuals. The department of Human Services strives to provide efficient, responsive, and excellent customer service through caring, commitment, and collaboration.
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    Come to City Center on Saturday, August 24, 4 - 8 pm for an international celebration! This year’s theme is Kaleidoscope- looking through a different lens in order to truly see a culture. Read on...
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