Who We Are

Serving eight counties in the West Tennessee region, Southwest Human Resource Agency endeavors to enhance the quality of life of the less fortunate. Our vision is to generate a new direction for social service delivery throughout the West Tennessee region. Our motto, “Providing the needs of our people,” serves to remind us that every person needs help – every person can help.

What We Do

The mission of Southwest Human Resource Agency is to meet the needs of families and individuals in our service area by delivering social services and resources. Through effective collaboration with federal, state and community partners, we are dedicated to enhancing quality of life, promoting self-sufficiency, and alleviating the effects of poverty.

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Where Are We?

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The Tennessee General Assembly established Southwest Human Resource Agency (SWHRA) in 1973 as one of nine Human Resource Agencies deemed to be the delivery system for human services throughout the state of Tennessee. SWHRA is a public non-profit agency that serves an eight county region including Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, McNairy and Madison counties...

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