Intentionally promote an inclusive, equitable workplace that reflects the communities we serve, where everyone feels a sense of belonging, and our diverse backgrounds and experiences are valued and recognized as strengths.


Have joy and balance at work so we all bring our A-game when serving the people of North Carolina.


Focus on the people we serve, deliver value and make a positive impact on their lives and communities.

Proactive Communication

Maintain an open and trusting environment for collaboration and continuous improvement with our team, stakeholders and the people we serve.


Be good stewards of resources and time to create a positive impact for those we serve.


We are all one department, one team, working toward one goal: to improve the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.


Share expertise, information and honest feedback within the Department and with stakeholders and the community. Ask for help when needed.

Learn more about the DHHS Mission, Vision and Values