mstewart

About Morgan Stewart

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Morgan Stewart has created 20 blog entries.

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

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