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CCAIR Grows Up

2020-08-11T18:58:16+00:00

Training becomes an essential resource for child care centers and pre-k learning collaboratives operating in a COVID-19 environment (Jackson, Miss.) – The Childcare Crisis Assistance in Isolation Response Plan (CCAIR) was initially designed at the onset of the pandemic by the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Health [...]

CCAIR Grows Up 2020-08-11T18:58:16+00:00

Mississippi’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program has gone virtual

2020-08-06T14:13:52+00:00

MDHS creates Medicare University to help aging adults (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) Division of Aging and Adult Services has created a unique, virtual resource to help Mississippi’s aging population better understand the Mississippi State Health Insurance Program (SHIP). Since the first Shelter in Place order came into effect as [...]

Mississippi’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program has gone virtual 2020-08-06T14:13:52+00:00

MDHS Investigation leads to arrest of former OYDC employee

2020-08-05T21:10:20+00:00

An investigation conducted by the Division of Investigations of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) led to the arrest today of a former employee at Oakley Youth Development Center (OYDC) for aggravated assault. Malcolm Mackey, then a Juvenile Case Worker at OYDC, is accused of using undue force against a student. After a thorough [...]

MDHS Investigation leads to arrest of former OYDC employee 2020-08-05T21:10:20+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for August

2020-07-30T16:11:53+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 August 2020.  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 August 2020-07-30T16:11:53+00:00

Goodwill offers employment opportunities for South Mississippi residents

2020-07-10T17:54:42+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Those shopping in Mississippi’s retail establishments know the impact well-trained, customer service-oriented employees have on the shopping experience. Business owners understand that well-trained employees are essential for the business to succeed. South Mississippi residents have the opportunity to earn a certificate of value in the retail sector, opening opportunities for themselves and [...]

Goodwill offers employment opportunities for South Mississippi residents 2020-07-10T17:54:42+00:00

Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative offers working single moms hope for the future

2020-07-09T15:42:40+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Low-income, working, single mothers have a resource to help them move from a state of crisis to a state of self-sufficiency through the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative (MLICCI) funded in part through a TANF grant provided by the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS).   The Mississippi Low-Income Child-Care Initiative serves [...]

Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative offers working single moms hope for the future 2020-07-09T15:42:40+00:00

Refill Café offers opportunities, hope to young adults in metro area

2020-07-08T20:20:29+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Young adults in the metro area can be filled with hope for a bright future, thanks to a program funded in part through a grant provided by the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The Refill Jackson Initiative, or Refill Café, provides SNAP recipients residing in Hinds, Rankin, and Madison counties who have [...]

Refill Café offers opportunities, hope to young adults in metro area 2020-07-08T20:20:29+00:00

MDHS partners with community colleges to offer workforce training for SNAP recipients

2020-07-07T21:08:12+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippians have a new pathway to achieve their career goals through a partnership between the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi community colleges. The SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) Program, Skills2Work, was designed to assist eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) E&T recipients by providing potential tuition assistance and other [...]

MDHS partners with community colleges to offer workforce training for SNAP recipients 2020-07-07T21:08:12+00:00

MDHS issues Request For Proposals (RFP) to award up to $36 million in TANF services across Mississippi

2020-07-06T20:08:48+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 from organizations best positioned to provide services in low income, at-risk areas of the state. The agency will primarily invest Temporary Assistance [...]

MDHS issues Request For Proposals (RFP) to award up to $36 million in TANF services across Mississippi 2020-07-06T20:08:48+00:00

MDHS provides lasting hope for SNAP recipients through Skills2Work program

2020-07-06T18:19:05+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippians have a new pathway to achieve their career goals through partnerships between the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), Mississippi community colleges and other Employment and Training programs within the state. The SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) Program, Skills2Work, was designed to assist eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) E&T recipients [...]

MDHS provides lasting hope for SNAP recipients through Skills2Work program 2020-07-06T18:19:05+00:00