June 18, 2013 State Rehabilitation Council To Hold Quarterly Meeting- Location Change(More)
June 17, 2013 New Application Date for LIHEAP Begins October 1(More)
June 13, 2013 Tennessee Recognizes June 15 As World Elder Abuse Awareness Day(More)
May 22, 2013 Public Hearings Scheduled For The State’s Proposed Child Care And Development Fund Plan(More)
April 24, 2013 Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Graduates Reach New Heights (More)
The Department’s Commitment to Tennessee
DHS Mission Statement:
The Department of Human Services’ mission is to offer temporary economic assistance, work opportunities, and protective services to improve the lives of Tennesseans. Learn more about DHS
Top To Bottom Review
Over the past year, each commissioner of state government’s 22 departments conducted a top to bottom review to thoroughly analyze operational and organizational efficiency. Click on the logo to learn more about the top to bottom review for DHS.
Child Support Information
The child support schedule displays the dollar amount of child support obligations corresponding to various levels of combined adjusted gross income of the children’s parents and the number of children for whom a child support order is being established or modified. Child Support Calculator
Human Services At A Glance
Adult and Family Services: Includes Food Stamps (SNAP), Families First (TANF), TennCare/Medicaid, APS, Child Care Licensing and Weatherization.
Child Support Services: Includes enforcing child support orders, establish paternity and establish or modify child support orders.
Rehabilitation Services: Includes vocational rehabilitation programs, disability determination and blind, deaf and hard of hearing services.