Who's Who in Local Government

Hardeman County

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

Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm


  • Lisa Griffin - Field Supervisor 1


  • Food Stamps
  • Temporary assistance for needy families