U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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About HHS

It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

HHS Family of Agencies

HHS programs are administered by the Office of the Secretary Staff Divisions, Operating Divisions, and Regional Offices.


The Department's leaders are public servants committed to your health and well-being.

Budget & Performance

The HHS financial report provides fiscal and high-level performance results.

Strategic Plan

Every four years, HHS updates our Strategic Plan, which describes our work to address current health and human services issues.


The HHS newsroom is a gateway to the Department's latest news releases and press office information.


HHS offers you a rewarding career working with the latest in health research, care, and technologies to improve the quality of life of millions.