The Division of Human Services is a division of the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services. Our work is focused on the causes and effects of social inequality, mainly in the areas of poverty and discrimination. For detailed information about the responsibilities of the Division of Human Services as outlined in by City ordinance, please click here.
A community of equal opportunity for all.
The Division of Human Services works to:
(1) Address the causes and effects of poverty by purchasing, coordinating, and providing social services in our community.
(2) Eliminate discrimination through education and civil rights protections.
The Division of Human Services provides a variety of services at our offices and throughout the community . Please use the following links to access detailed information by program service category:
The Division of Human Services provides staffing for several commissions and committees appointed by the Columbia City Council and the Boone County Commission. Please click here for more information about these commissions/committees.
Click here for information about how to contact the Dvision of Human Services.