Health & Human Services

Department of health and human services

Mary Burckell - 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 programs 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), Safe Haven Saves and Community Resources

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.



Contact Us

  • Administrative Complex
    21490 Koop Dr.
    Mandeville, LA 70471

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday through Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm