Health and Human Services Department


Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to promote
and protect the health and social well-being of all Houstonians

Department Logo HDHHS provides traditional public health services and seeks to use innovative methods to meet the community’s present and future needs. -- To schedule an event on one of our multi-service centers, call call 832.393.4370. To report diseases, 24/7, call 832.393.5080.


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About the Director


Mr.Stephen Williams


Serving as the Director for the Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) Stephen L. Williams is actively involved in public health issues at the local, state and national level.


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Health and Human Services Department (HDHHS)
8000 North Stadium Drive, Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 832.393.5169   Email the Health Department

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