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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

MDHS Executive Director Retires

2019-07-08T14:58:33+00:00

Please join us as we extend best wishes and continued success to Executive Director John Davis, who is retiring after 28 years with MDHS. MDHS has benefited from his leadership and visionary approach. He has been an inspiration to many and will be greatly missed.   A note from Mr. John Davis: The long July [...]

MDHS Executive Director Retires 2019-07-08T14:58:33+00:00

Criminal Justice Reform Act change in SNAP benefits

2019-06-26T18:52:24+00:00

Effective July 1, 2019: Persons with a felony drug conviction are no longer banned from receiving SNAP benefits, if otherwise eligible. Convicted drug felons who are currently a part of a SNAP household, will be automatically added to the SNAP benefit. Those households, without other changes, will receive an increase in benefits for the month [...]

Criminal Justice Reform Act change in SNAP benefits 2019-06-26T18:52:24+00:00

Office Closures – April 18, 2019

2019-04-18T19:42:42+00:00

April 18, 2019 Office Closures All MDHS county offices and State Office closed at 2:00 Close at noon: Marion Walthall Close at 12:30 Oktibbeha Close at 1:00: Attala Jones Pike Close at 1:15 Walthall Close at 1:30: Chickasaw Jackson Montgomery Close at 2:00: Greene Lauderdale Forrest Kemper [...]

Office Closures – April 18, 2019 2019-04-18T19:42:42+00:00