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.
  1. Silent Children's Garden

    The month of April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month and in recognition the Newport News Healthy Families Community Advisory Board is sponsoring the 6th Annual Silent Children’s Garden. Read on...
  2. IMPACT 2014 – Backpack Give-Away, STEM Fair and Field of Friends Community Fun Day

    City/Agency collaborations provide school supplies to youth Read on...
  3. Asset Based Community Development Training

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