Human Services was commissioned in the 1960s as the local Community Action Agency for Hamilton County. In 1990, it was established as a City of Chattanooga department with an Administrator appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Chattanooga City Council.
What We Do:
Chattanooga Human Services provides a diverse mix of programs and services provided through federal, state, and local funding sources. Each service promotes improvement in the quality of life for children, families, and individuals.
To improve the quality of living of the poor and/or disadvantaged citizens of Hamilton County by providing temporary assistance, mobilizing community resources, and encouraging self-help activities and programs that will alleviate poverty conditions in the community.
501 W. 12th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 (map)
Ronald E. Swafford
Donna H. Stone
Foster Grandparent Program
Head Start / Early Head Start
Social Services / Emergency Services