Department Of Human Services

The purpose of the department is reflected in its mission statement: “The Tennessee Department of Human Services’ mission is to offer temporary economic assistance, work opportunities and protective services to improve the lives of Tennesseans.” The various programs to meet this mission are Families First, food stamps, and adult protective services.


Shirley Lockett Black, Field Management Director
795 Tennessee St
PO Box 247
Bolivar TN 38008

Phone: (731) 658-5545
Fax: (731) 658-1559

Lisa Griffin
Field Supervisor 1

Upcoming Events

April 22

Budget Training

Courtroom 2nd Floor 5:30 pm

April 23

Hardeman County Awards and Recognition Banquet

Robin's Nest 6pm

April 25

Budget Meeting

EMS Training Room 6pm

May 21

County Commission Meeting

Courtroom 2nd Floor 7pm