The Newport News Department of Human Services promotes health, safety, employment and education through various agency programs. It offers various financial, child welfare and protective, and adult and family services. The Newport News Department of Human Services is a part of the City of Newport, Va., which operates various departments. Its departments include finance, fire, human resources and information technology. The Newport Fire Department provides a range of fire prevention and rescue services. Its fire department employs more than 370 firefighters and civilian personnel who staff ten fire stations, apparatus maintenance division, fire marshal's office, and logistics, training, and public relations and education bureau.