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MDHS statement on SNAP replacement benefits for counties affected by severe weather

2020-01-14T13:11:23+00:00

Requests for replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits due to the severe weather on January 10-11, 2020 will be accepted and processed according to policy at the Mississippi Department of Human Services offices in affected counties. Requests for replacement must be made within 10 days of the disaster occurrence or loss. Those interested [...]

MDHS statement on SNAP replacement benefits for counties affected by severe weather 2020-01-14T13:11:23+00:00

MDHS Executive Director to step down

2020-01-01T21:27:53+00:00

MDHS Executive Director to step down (Jackson, Miss.) – MDHS Executive Director Christopher Freeze announced his resignation today, effective January 14, 2020. Freeze, who was appointed head of the agency by Governor Phil Bryant on August 1, 2019, had worked toward the mission of helping Mississippians move from a state of crisis to a state [...]

MDHS Executive Director to step down 2020-01-01T21:27:53+00:00

MDHS program brings year-round holiday cheer to thousands of Mississippians

2019-12-17T19:03:17+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The holiday season will be a little bit brighter for thousands of aging Mississippians thanks to a program offered by the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The Home Delivered Meals program (HDM), made possible by the Older Americans Act of 1965, provides eligible homebound, functionally impaired persons, particularly those in greatest economic [...]

MDHS program brings year-round holiday cheer to thousands of Mississippians 2019-12-17T19:03:17+00:00

MDHS statement concerning USDA revisions to waiver on SNAP benefits for ABAWD

2019-12-05T18:35:58+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        Thursday, December 5, 2019   Contact:  The Mississippi Department of Human Services, Office of Communications Danny Blanton, (601) 359-4612, danny.blanton@mdhs.ms.gov OR Vanessa C. Lowe, (601) 359-4183, vanessa.lowe@mdhs.ms.gov     MDHS statement concerning USDA revisions to waiver on SNAP benefits for ABAWD (Jackson, Miss.) – The ruling by the United States Department of Agriculture revising the conditions [...]

MDHS statement concerning USDA revisions to waiver on SNAP benefits for ABAWD 2019-12-05T18:35:58+00:00

MDHS launches one-stop guide for resources available to all Mississippians

2019-11-14T20:02:48+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        Thursday, November 14, 2019 Contact:  The Mississippi Department of Human Services, Office of Communications Danny Blanton, (601) 359-4612, danny.blanton@mdhs.ms.gov OR Vanessa C. Lowe, (601) 359-4183, vanessa.lowe@mdhs.ms.gov   MDHS launches one-stop guide for resources available to all Mississippians   (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services recently launched a statewide initiative to provide a [...]

MDHS launches one-stop guide for resources available to all Mississippians 2019-11-14T20:02:48+00:00

MDHS issues request for proposals on $36 million in services across Mississippi

2019-10-02T20:25:49+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – As part of its ongoing commitment to helping Mississippi families move from a state of crisis to a state of self-sufficiency, the Mississippi Department of Human Services is requesting proposals to provide services in low income, at-risk areas of the state. The agency will primarily invest Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) [...]

MDHS issues request for proposals on $36 million in services across Mississippi 2019-10-02T20:25:49+00:00

Mississippi Department of Human Services receives $1.4 million federal grant

2019-09-27T16:19:32+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services has been awarded a $1,366,223 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve and modernize application processing in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The grant will use the SNAP Model Notice Toolkit as a guide to modernize recipient notices and transition to a platform [...]

Mississippi Department of Human Services receives $1.4 million federal grant 2019-09-27T16:19:32+00:00

MDHS Celebrates August as Child Support Awareness Month

2019-08-01T12:35:00+00:00

For Immediate Release 7/31/19   Annually, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) celebrates August as Child Support Awareness Month and it is now that time of year again! The Child Support Program strives to promote parental accountability so that children in Mississippi receive reliable financial support from both parents. Currently, MDHS serves more than [...]

MDHS Celebrates August as Child Support Awareness Month 2019-08-01T12:35:00+00:00