Department of Human Services

The Mission of the Ozaukee County Department of Human Services is to work in partnership with our community to effectively sustain or regain the well-being and self-sufficiency of families and individuals.

Michael Lappen, Director

121 West Main Street
Port Washington, WI 53074


(262) 284-8200
(262) 238-8200 (Metro)

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Our Commitment to the following principles will guide us in achieving our Mission Statement:

  • To join with our community in an active partnership to address the human service needs of individuals, children and families.
  • To respect and value the dignity, individuality, diversity and confidentiality of community members, clients and colleagues.
  • To encourage decision-making that fosters self-sufficiency and well-being.
  • To be good stewards of our available resources.
  • To support personal and professional growth.
  • To focus on solutions in our working relationships with our colleagues, clients and the community.
  • To improve continually the quality of everything we do.
  • To acknowledge that each employee is an essential team member in achieving our Agency's mission.
  • To recognize individual and group accomplishments in support of our mission.

Annual Reports

The Wisconsin Way Initiative by Mark O’Connell Executive Director Wisconsin Counties Association
121 W Main St. PO Box 994 - Port Washington WI 53074 Phone (262) 284-8200 or (262) 238-8200 (Metro) - Contact Us