In 1985, the University Board of Trustees established the Center for Human Services Development to serve as a community resource for health and human service organizations, and community leaders. The Center works with a community-wide spectrum of people to identify community problems and needs, develop solutions, and evaluate activities in the health and human services field. Housed in the Beeghly College of Education, the Center for Human Services Development has access to many resources both on and off campus.


Scope of Work:

  • Establish and maintain networks or linkages among service providers and the broader community.
  • Offer technical assistance for social service program evaluation.
  • Providing training for agency directors, boards, and staff members.
  • Conducting community and agency-wide needs assessments ad sharing information.
  • Helping organizations to develop strategic plans.
  • Identifying and obtaining grants for community organizations who are working collaboratively to address community needs.