About the Department of Health Services (DHS)

The Department works to ensure its contractors, grantees, sub-grantees and other providers prohibit discrimination in employment and service delivery.
The Client Rights Office promotes the rights of people receiving services for developmental disability, mental health, and substance use in Wisconsin.
A listing of programs and services the department provides including staff contact information.
The Department has nine divisions and offices that work to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin.
Department of Health Services employees can log on to STAR to submit updates and approvals. The links below are best viewed with Internet Explorer. Employee Self-Service Time Entry Time Approval-Manager Direct Deposit Benefits Employee Information STAR Job Aids Time Entry for Task Profile Reporters
Learn more about Department of Health Services job opportunities and the benefits available to State of Wisconsin employees.
File a complaint regarding care or services provided by an entity the Department regulates or report public assistance fraud.
View information and document libraries to locate forms and documents, publications, and webcasts related to the Department's programs and services.
The Department issues press releases to provide updates to the public about key programs, priorities, and public health conditions.
The Department of Health Services has more than 6,100 employees operating in 15 offices, institutes and facilities across the state of Wisconsin.
The Department operates programs, provides care and services, and conducts business using a variety of different service area models and regions.
Learn more about the understanding the information contained on the Department's website, including acronyms, as well as how to request information.
Files, preserves, protects, changes and issues copies of birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates for events that occur in Wisconsin.
Last Revised: September 18, 2015