Human Services

Welcome to Ozaukee County’s Human Services Department! Our Department hosts a variety of programs and services designed to assist community members on the path of self-sufficiency and improving the well-being of our most vulnerable residents. I hope that you find the information you need on this website, and please don't hesitate to call us directly for more information at 262.284.8200.

Liza Drake, Director

Our Mission 

Is to enhance community well-being through supportive services. 

Our Vision
We are a unified Human Service Department that exemplifies a culture of connectedness through trauma informed practices.
Our Commitment 

Our commitment to the following principles will guide us in achieving our mission statement: 

  • To acknowledge that each employee is an essential team member in achieving our Agency's mission 
  • To be good stewards of our available resources
  • To encourage decision-making that fosters self-sufficiency and well-being
  • To focus on solutions in our working relationships with our colleagues, clients and the community
  • To improve continually the quality of everything we do
  • To join with our community in an active partnership to address the human service needs of individuals, children and families
  • To recognize individual and group accomplishments in support of our mission
  • To respect and value the dignity, individuality, diversity and confidentiality of community members, clients and colleagues
  • To support personal and professional growth