HHS Mission, Vision, Values


To promote and protect the health and safety of our community.



Healthy People, Healthy Places.



Care - Showing compassion for the people we serve and each other.

Respect - Treating everyone with dignity.

Empowerment - Helping people to have the skills and knowledge they need to live their best lives.

Accountability - People are responsible for making changes in their lives.  As a department we are responsible for providing quality services that meet state and federal requirements for the programs we offer.

Team Work - Working collaboratively with the individuals we serve, within divisions and department, and with community partners.

Excellence - Striving to incorporate best practices and be a top performer and excellent department.


Columbia County Health and Human Services continually works towards improving the work environment to create an agency that can best serve the needs of Columbia County. Currently the agency is working on five Agency Initiatives: Organizational Effectiveness, Trauma Informed Care (TIC), StrengthFinders, and, a 5-Year Strategic Plan.

Organizational Effectiveness

Trauma Informed Care (TIC)


5-Year Strategic Plan