Enhancing the quality of life of Gaston County by caring for, protecting, and empowering the community to live healthy lives in a healthy environment.Our Vision
By promoting economic and educational wellbeing, Gaston County is building a foundation for a safe, healthy, and prosperous community. When in need, our public and private sectors respond with a full complement of accessible and integrated services to help restore and advance self-sufficiency and health.
Our Strategic Planning Priorities
- DHHS will advocate for additional mental health resources and their integration with public health services. (Integration of Mental Health Resources)
- DHHS will reduce the incidence of childhood obesity. (Childhood Obesity)
- DHHS will enhance Children & Family Services to provide children and families with access to prevention, treatment, support, health, and education services to improve family functioning. (Improved Family Functioning)
- DHHS will enhance its programs so the elderly have adequate access to medical care and support services. (Senior Livability and Support)