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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

March and April SNAP Benefits

2019-04-03T12:13:46+00:00

UPDATE **Due to the government shutdown in December and January,  MDHS was forced to issue most of February’s SNAP benefits on January 17, 2019 to ensure that the funding was available.  Because of this unavoidable shift in February’s benefits scheduling, MDHS had to shift the issuance dates for the months of March and April as [...]

March and April SNAP Benefits 2019-04-03T12:13:46+00:00

Office Closures and Delays for January 29, 2019

2019-01-29T20:15:22+00:00

January 29, 2019 Office Closures and Delayed Openings Due to the inclement weather, these offices will be closed for Tuesday, January 29: Attala Covington Jefferson Lauderdale Smith Delayed until 9:00 AM: Scott Delayed until 10:00 AM: Hinds Jasper Jefferson Davis Jones Kemper Lowndes Neshoba Rankin Simpson State [...]

Office Closures and Delays for January 29, 2019 2019-01-29T20:15:22+00:00

Early Issuance for SNAP Benefits

2019-01-15T16:45:48+00:00

  Federal Office of USDA Food and Nutrition Service Mandates Early Issuance for SNAP Benefits Early issuance of SNAP Benefits for February 2019 will be available by January 20, 2019. For Immediate Release 01/11/2019 Division of Economic Assistance   Jackson, Mississippi – Today, the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Economic Assistance, announced the [...]

Early Issuance for SNAP Benefits 2019-01-15T16:45:48+00:00