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Forensic Audit Statement and Explanation of New Controls

2021-10-08T16:45:43+00:00

In April 2021, the Mississippi Department of Human Services commissioned an external forensic audit to provide a clear picture the issues that had impacted the Department under previous leadership. This audit is meant to assist MDHS in rebuilding the trust of Mississippians and our federal partners. We are awaiting the third portion of the [...]

Forensic Audit Statement and Explanation of New Controls 2021-10-08T16:45:43+00:00

Public Notice for SSBG Program

2021-08-13T18:01:24+00:00

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is inviting public comments on its administration of the Social Services Block Grant Program. The deadline for submitting comments is August 31, 2021. Mississippians wishing to offer input on issues and concerns regarding social services provided by the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Divisions of Aging and Adult Services and [...]

Public Notice for SSBG Program 2021-08-13T18:01:24+00:00

MDHS puts $550 million into Mississippi’s economy during first half of 2021

2021-07-13T19:34:39+00:00

SNAP disbursements are federal dollars that go straight into the state’s economy (Jackson, Miss.) – As part of its ongoing effort to provide benefits for those in need and provide economic contribution to the State of Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) injected $550,129,035 into the state’s economy over the first six months of [...]

MDHS puts $550 million into Mississippi’s economy during first half of 2021 2021-07-13T19:34:39+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for February

2021-01-27T14:11:00+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for February 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for February 2021-01-27T14:11:00+00:00

Office closures and delay – January 11 & 12, 2021

2021-01-12T13:45:26+00:00

January 11 Opening at 10:00 Attala County Opening at 10:30 State Office Opening at 12:00 Jefferson county Opening at 1:00 pm Adams County Closed Yazoo county Washington County Neshoba County Union County Issaquena County Warren County Claiborne County   January 12 Opening at 10 Scott Attala Chickasaw DeSoto

Office closures and delay – January 11 & 12, 2021 2021-01-12T13:45:26+00:00

SNAP Update for 2021

2021-03-23T16:31:01+00:00

Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive Emergency Allotments (supplements) in January 2021.  These emergency benefits will be made available on January 5, 2021, for SNAP cases with a paid benefit for January.  SNAP households approved for benefits during the month of January will receive the supplemental payment two (2) days after case approval. Due [...]

SNAP Update for 2021 2021-03-23T16:31:01+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for January

2020-12-29T20:02:30+00:00

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for January 2021.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the previous months.  SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible to receive the supplement [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for January 2020-12-29T20:02:30+00:00

MDHS recovers full restitution in Lowndes County fraud case

2020-12-23T19:42:44+00:00

The Mississippi Department of Human Services Benefit Recovery Unit has recovered full restitution of $1,142.04 from a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) fraud case in Lowndes County. Former Clerical Support employee Deidra Norris was convicted of stealing and activating SNAP EBT cards from individuals who were in a drug rehab facility. Norris also confessed to [...]

MDHS recovers full restitution in Lowndes County fraud case 2020-12-23T19:42:44+00:00

MDHS delivers Christmas cheer to a Jackson family

2020-12-22T20:33:02+00:00

A local family who otherwise would not have had Christmas will have a jubilant end to 2020 thanks to the selfless generosity of employees at the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Sharon Allen of Jackson, a terminally ill mother of five, reached out on Facebook with a video asking for help in giving her children [...]

MDHS delivers Christmas cheer to a Jackson family 2020-12-22T20:33:02+00:00
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