The Douglas County Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for providing health care and safety services for individuals and families. The department operates in compliance with the policies and standards of the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. It offers economic support administration and the medical assistance programs. The Douglas County Department of Health and Human provides child protection, screening and supervision services. The department provides foster care services to senior citizens and individuals with mental illness. It offers home health services that include skilled nursing care and solutions for health-related problems. The Douglas County Department of Health and Human additionally provides public education programs. The department is located in Superior, Wis.