Health and Human Services

Our Mission

The mission of the Gary Health & Human Services Department is to:

  • Manage and deliver services that impact and record issues relating to the health of the citizens of Gary, Indiana;
  • Recommend policy for ordinances and laws that will govern Public Health practices based on Indiana codes and community needs; and
  • Serve a culturally diverse population, courteously and professionally, with respect for their dignity without discrimination based on national origin, race, color creed, religion, age, sex or disability.

Department of Health – Main Campus
1145 W. 5th Avenue  Gary, IN 46402
Phone 219.882.5565

Dr. Janet Seabrook
Health Commissioner

Veronica Collins-Ellis, MPA
Executive Director

p: 219-882-5565
p: 219-881-5275

*The Indiana State Department of Health’s 24-hour public health emergency phone number is (317) 233-1325.