Nine Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) phone numbers will change starting June 1, 2010.
Listed are the new phone numbers for each HHSA program:
HHSA Main Number: 559/624-8000
HHSA Health Services: 559/624-8480
HHSA Environmental Health: 559/624-7400
HHSA Mental Health Services: 559/624-7445
HHSA TulareWORKS (Lindsay): 559/562-7400
HHSA TulareWORKS (Visalia): 559/624-8075
HHSA Child Welfare Services: 1-800-331-1585
Office of Emergency Services: 559/624-7495
HHSA Human Resources: 559/624-8450
The phone number changes are part of an ongoing effort to improve the reliability of the of the county’s telephone communications system and to reduce costs. Departments are switching to Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP. VoIP is a technology that allows for voice communication over computer networks.