Public Health & Human Services

Public Health & Human Services

Mission:

Supporting the health, safety, and well-being of our community.

Key Services

  • Public Health 
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  • Example: Together with community partners, Cook County Public Health manages a wide range of programs and efforts designed to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of all Cook County residents through health promotion, protection and prevention. Services include public health outreach and community health engagement and improvement, health services for children and families and public health emergency preparedness planning and coordination. 
  • Social Services 
  • Services for Adults and Persons with Disabilities 
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  • Example: The Adult and Home & Community-Based Services department works to support the health, safety and wellbeing of Cook County through coordination, advocacy and protection of aging community members and persons with disabilities. Services include assessments to determine service and support needs, care coordination and investigation of adult maltreatment. 

 

  • Services for Families and Children 
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  • Example: The Children and Family Services department of Cook County Public Health and Human Services works to support the health, safety and wellbeing of Cook County families by providing preventative services, resources and intervention to strengthen families and ensure safety. Services include mental health case management, child welfare assessment and investigation and childcare and foster care licensing 
  • Economic Assistance and Health Care Programs 
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  • Example: The Economic Assistance and Health Care department administers state and federal programs that support the health, safety and wellbeing of Cook County residents. Staff provide eligibility and enrollment for various nutrition, cash assistance and health care programs including SNAP, childcare assistance, emergency assistance and Medical Assistance. Child Support services are provided through a contract agreement with Carlton County PHHS. 
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