Health & Human Services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is a state agency with a branch office in Washtenaw County.

Health and Human services building


MDHHS administers financial assistance programs such as

  • Childcare assistance
  • Medicaid
  • SER utility assistance
  • SNAP food benefits

They also have foster care, adoption, and protective services departments. For more information, call 734-481-2000, visit the Michigan Health and Human Services website or stop by their offices at 22 Center Street in Ypsilanti, across from Washtenaw County Health Department.


Washtenaw County collaborates with MDHHS and has a DHHS Advisory Board with both county and state appointees. Visit the Social Service Board page.