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About the Department of Human Services


To provide quality, efficient, and effective human services, which improve the lives of people.

Department's Role

Quick Facts

Budget Information

Caseload and Expenditure Data on Select Human Services Programs:

Senate Bill 2206 - Study of Human Services

Other Publications

Departmental Structure

The department is an umbrella agency headed by Executive Director Christopher Jones who was appointed by Gov. Doug Burgum on Feb. 3, 2017.

Other Information

Careers at DHS
The North Dakota Department of Human Services employs about 2,200 people across North Dakota. Announcements of job openings are available at Job Service North Dakota offices, college and university job placement centers, and on the state's Human Resource Management Services website.
Human Services Directories
The directories are not all inclusive, but may be useful to locate social service agencies and other resources.
Department of Human Services news releases are listed by date issued.

Contact Information

North Dakota Department of Human Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept 325
Bismarck N.D. 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2310
Toll Free: (800) 472-2622
ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888
Fax: (701) 328-2359


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