Human & Social Services

Department of Human & Social Services

 

Director:
Taeaoafua Dr. Meki Solomona

Deputy Director:
Muavaefa'atasi John Suisala
Email:
jsuisala@dhss.as

Mission Statement:
To provide the best possible services and resources to improve the lives of the people of American Samoa.

Vision:
Serve as an organization focused on providing comprehensive resources in the field of human and social services for a healthier, safer American Samoa

Current & Upcoming Programs and Projects:
Our Divisions offer a number of programs and services aimed at supporting our communities in the areas of:

  1. behavioral health 
  2. child care 
  3. community-based capacity building activities 
  4. nutritional counseling and education 
  5. referral and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities 
  6. substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment 
  7. supplemental nutrition assistance for low-income elderly, blind and disabled individuals 
  8. supplemental nutritional assistance for women, infants, and children 

Within our departmental setting, we continue to strive to ensure that everyone is treated with dignity, honesty, courtesy and respect, recognizing that our staff is our greatest asset.

Request For Proposals (RFP):
Eligibility System for the American Samoa Nutrition Assistance Program

RFP-086-2012(1)

RFP-086-2012(2)

RFP-086-2012(3)

 

Phone Number:
1 (684) 633-7506

Fax Number:
1 (684) 633-7449

Website:
www.dhss.as