Human Services  

  1. Emergency And After Hours Contact Information

    If you need to contact the Department of Human Services for Child Protective Services, Adult Protective Services or Housing Assistance: Read on...
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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:
Mission
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.

Vision
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. The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter to Participate in the Nationwide “Clear the Shelters” Campaign

    This will be the shelter’s first year participating in this nationwide campaign with hopes of finding forever homes for the animals. Read on...
  2. CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Most Newport News City offices will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Read on...
  3. New Summer Hours for the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

    Beginning July 4th, the shelter will be open seven days a week for adoptions. Read on...
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