Health & Human Services

Department of health and human services

Allyson A. Villars - Director


The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the liaison between St. Tammany Parish Government and social service agencies within our community. The DHHS staff administers federal, state and local funds for the purpose of providing services to St. Tammany Parish residents. 

DHHS is divided into three programs: Community Action Agency (CAA), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Public Health Program

The Mission of DHHS is to improve the quality of life for St. Tammany Parish residents by supporting comprehensive social services and public health programs that empower families, foster self-sufficiency and positively transform the lives of people in our community.

The Vision of DHHS is to create a legacy of healthy, safe and sustainable community for the residents of St. Tammany Parish.

DHHS embraces the Core Values of commitment, dedication, compassion, competency, collaboration, teamwork, positivity, customer satisfaction and responsibility.