About HHS

The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying 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.


A multi-part video series featuring HHS employees’ stories of their journey, passion, and experiences working for the Department.


HHS offers you a rewarding career working with the latest in health research, care, and technologies to improve the quality of life of millions.
Content created by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)