Health And Human Services


To promote the health, safety, and well-being of Portage County residents.


Community Leadership

We are dedicated to providing progressive leadership and the highest quality of services to the community.

Respect for Individual’s Self Determination

We believe all residents have the right to pursue their highest potential for social, mental, financial, and physical health.  We encourage and support a shared responsibility between the agency and the individual in this pursuit.

Collaboration & Coordination of Services

We are dedicated to creating an integrated delivery of services by working in partnership with our clients and all available resources.

For more information, view the Our History (PDF) regarding the Ruth Gilfry Center.