Stories of Success 2018-05-16T19:12:41+00:00

Stories of Success

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1605, 2018

Stephanie Kitchens

May 16th, 2018|

Stephanie Kitchens Suceess achieved through the TANF work program Stephanie’s story began in the late 1990’s when she became an unwed young mother. She knew she would need some financial help and applied for TANF, Stephanie was approved and began participating in TWP, which was in its early stages at that time. Stephanie worked the program exactly as it was supposed to be done and was able to go to college, get her Bachelor’s and then her Master’s Degree. (Stephanie’s determination and in her own words, her desire to [...]

2303, 2018

Nicole Carthon

March 23rd, 2018|

Nicole Carthon TANF Work Program helps mom get back to work "I’m proud of my story and I'll tell anyone that will listen,” says 47-year-old Army veteran, Nicole Carthon who currently works at the Natchez Win Job Center as a Veteran Representative. Nicole served in the Army from 1989 until 1995 and was deployed to Saudi Arabia in 1991. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Alcorn State University in 2015 and is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Workforce Leadership. In 2002 at the age of [...]

2302, 2018

Christy Floyd

February 23rd, 2018|

Christy Floyd Success found at Delta Southern UAS I came to MDHS looking for help to be able to afford food for my two girls. While I was working on my SNAP caseload, I heard about the Delta Southern UAS drone company drone school and was anxious to take classes. I wanted a job that would allow me to give my girls a better life. In August, I received my certificate from Delta Southern and was hired as the local store manager. Since then, I have been able to get off [...]

2301, 2018

Jared South

January 23rd, 2018|

Jared South A story of struggle. I have to admit, I am in a pretty tough living situation. I have a trivial limitation to hygiene, food, and water utilities. I am currently enrolled in a government-funded program through EBT that is assisting me with employment opportunities, through which I acquire limited transportation, incentive pay cards, work skills training courses, a temporary paid internship, and SNAP benefits. At the moment, I am unemployed, without a car, a sufficient place of dwelling, a smartphone or any cash. I am pretty much the [...]

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