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MDHS Announces additional benefits for December

2020-11-25T15:21:16+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 December 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 December 2020-11-25T15:21:16+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Lowndes County

2020-11-21T14:26:24+00:00

Correction   (Jackson, Miss.) – A Crawford, Miss. resident has been arrested for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS). Investigators found that Tiffany Ames received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $27,314.00 due to Ames failing [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Lowndes County 2020-11-21T14:26:24+00:00

MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi

2020-10-29T12:46:03+00:00

Programs provide assistance and support to those caring for our aging and vulnerable population (Jackson, Miss.) – November is National Caregiver Month, but caregivers of dependent persons receive assistance from the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) each month of the year. Through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), MDHS offers two primary [...]

MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi 2020-10-29T12:46:03+00:00

MDHS issues Request For Proposals to award up to $30 million in TANF services

2020-11-18T18:54:06+00:00

The agency is also offering grant writing training as an extra benefit. (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services is again requesting proposals (RFP) from organizations best positioned to provide services in low income, at-risk areas of the state. The RFP is scheduled to be issued on Monday, November 2. The agency will [...]

MDHS issues Request For Proposals to award up to $30 million in TANF services 2020-11-18T18:54:06+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for November

2020-10-26T12:44:05+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 November 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 November 2020-10-26T12:44:05+00:00

MDHS protects Mississippi’s most vulnerable population

2020-10-20T12:16:02+00:00

Adult Protective Services works to protect our aging population from abuse and neglect (Jackson, Miss.) – As the COVID-19 pandemic has created new concerns for families of our aging population and their safety, it is more important than ever to remember if you see something say something. More than 250 thousand of our most vulnerable [...]

MDHS protects Mississippi’s most vulnerable population 2020-10-20T12:16:02+00:00

General Population Shelter Operations in a COVID-19 Environment Frequently Asked Questions

2020-10-07T17:55:49+00:00

There will be 3 distinct areas within a hurricane evacuation general population shelter: Screening prior to entry, dormitory area, and isolation care area. Hurricane Evacuation General Population Shelters are for evacuation and of short duration up to 72 hrs. Residents and workers will be required to wear masks/cloth face coverings. Space allocation is 60 [...]

General Population Shelter Operations in a COVID-19 Environment Frequently Asked Questions 2020-10-07T17:55:49+00:00

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman brings peace to families during troubled times

2020-10-06T13:33:41+00:00

MDHS Ombudsman serves as the voice of the residents of long-term care facilities (Jackson, Miss.) – The COVID-19 pandemic has created new concerns for families of our aging population and their safety, even when under the care of a qualified Long-Term Care facility. Through the State Long-Term Care Ombudsmen, families can be alleviated of that [...]

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman brings peace to families during troubled times 2020-10-06T13:33:41+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for October

2020-10-01T19:06:02+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 October 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 October 2020-10-01T19:06:02+00:00

MDHS Receives $24 Million from CARES Act for Rent/Mortgage Assistance and LIHEAP

2020-09-04T15:33:41+00:00

Many Mississippi families who were already struggling to make ends meet before the pandemic have been adversely impacted as businesses have closed, laid off workers or reduced the number of their employees in response to economic shifts brought on by the pandemic. Many are wondering how they will pay their rent and utility bills. Thanks [...]

MDHS Receives $24 Million from CARES Act for Rent/Mortgage Assistance and LIHEAP 2020-09-04T15:33:41+00:00
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