Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Vision

Healthy children and adults, supportive families, thriving communities.

Our Mission

Dedicated to protecting and strengthening the well-being of the community through development of effective policies, practices, and services delivered in a culturally and linguistically competent manner.

Our Core Values 

1) HHSA sponsors services and policies that are: collaborative, community-driven, evidence-based.

2) HHSA promotes service delivery that is: culturally competent, respectful, a model of excellence.

3) HHSA supports a work environment that demonstrates: diversity, integrity, accountability, teamwork and mutual respect, staff development and recognition.

Agency News

Warming Centers

Warming Centers

Tulare County Public Health Emergency Preparedness closely monitors NWS reports to maintain the health and well-being of all community members. Residents should practice caution during cold weather. 

2018 Walk with a Doc Program

2018 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered. 

Mental Health Branch Overview

Mental Health Branch Overview

The goal of mental health programs is to help individuals with mental illness manage their symptoms and avoid crises, including avoiding hospitalization, by providing programs and services that help them to live and thrive within the community.