City of Norfolk Department of Human Services

The City of Norfolk is a premier waterfront community with a competitive and diversified economy that enhances the quality of life for residents through a wide range of housing, shopping, educational, cultural, business, and employment opportunities.  Norfolk is known nationally as a strategically located place where there are abundant and fulfilling opportunities. 

The Norfolk Department of Human Services (NDHS) is committed to improving the lives of children, families, and communities through comprehensive services that support the well-being of Norfolk citizens.  Our agency achieves this mission through effective partnerships between City government and community partners.  NDHS has a staff of over five hundred employees and a dedicated management staff.