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MDHS announces emergency supplement benefits for SNAP recipients 

2020-03-30T17:49:44+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 30, 2020    MDHS announces emergency supplement benefits for SNAP recipients   (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services is making emergency food assistance available to families that have been impacted by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.   In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved issuing emergency supplement benefits [...]

MDHS announces emergency supplement benefits for SNAP recipients  2020-03-30T17:49:44+00:00

County Office lobby closures

2020-03-23T22:28:05+00:00

All county offices have had the lobbies closed by the Board of Supervisors until further notice. Services will continue to be provided to clients online or calling the offices directly. Due to higher call volume during this time, please be patient when trying to contact your county office. You may also reach them through email. [...]

County Office lobby closures 2020-03-23T22:28:05+00:00

MDHS works to continue services during COVID-19 crisis

2020-03-18T14:50:46+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 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 works to continue services during COVID-19 crisis (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services is taking the necessary measures to ensure the safety and welfare [...]

MDHS works to continue services during COVID-19 crisis 2020-03-18T14:50:46+00:00

Child Support Offices Closing to Public

2020-03-16T16:31:03+00:00

Due to COVID-19 concerns, ALL Mississippi child support offices will be closed to the public immediately. MDHS will continue processing payments as normal. If you have received a notice requesting you to visit the office, to attend court, or if you have other immediate concerns about your case, please contact the customer service center at 1-877-882-4916 [...]

Child Support Offices Closing to Public 2020-03-16T16:31:03+00:00

FNS has extended the period for replacement benefits.

2020-02-28T16:53:47+00:00

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved a waiver extending the 10-day period for certain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households in Mississippi to request replacement benefits. The waiver has been granted due to the severe weather and historic flooding in the State during February 2020. SNAP households in the following counties who suffered [...]

FNS has extended the period for replacement benefits. 2020-02-28T16:53:47+00:00

MDHS executive chosen for prestigious leadership class

2020-02-04T20:51:51+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – MDHS Inspector General/Deputy Executive Director Hadley Gable-Eisenberger, Esq. has been selected as one of forty-eight standout Mississippians to take part in the 2020 Class of MEC’s Leadership Mississippi. Upon completion, Eisenberger will join more than 1,300 alumni active in Mississippi business and politics. Participants work together in a training program that combines [...]

MDHS executive chosen for prestigious leadership class 2020-02-04T20:51:51+00:00

MDHS program helps thousands of Mississippians stay warm during the winter

2020-01-31T19:21:29+00:00

Thousands of Mississippians won’t have to worry about staying warm this winter, thanks to a program offered by the Mississippi Department of Human Services.   The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. This important resource provides financial assistance to eligible households [...]

MDHS program helps thousands of Mississippians stay warm during the winter 2020-01-31T19:21:29+00:00

MDHS statement on SNAP replacement benefits for counties affected by severe weather

2020-01-14T13:11:23+00:00

Requests for replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits due to the severe weather on January 10-11, 2020 will be accepted and processed according to policy at the Mississippi Department of Human Services offices in affected counties. Requests for replacement must be made within 10 days of the disaster occurrence or loss. Those interested [...]

MDHS statement on SNAP replacement benefits for counties affected by severe weather 2020-01-14T13:11:23+00:00

MDHS Executive Director to step down

2020-01-01T21:27:53+00:00

MDHS Executive Director to step down (Jackson, Miss.) – MDHS Executive Director Christopher Freeze announced his resignation today, effective January 14, 2020. Freeze, who was appointed head of the agency by Governor Phil Bryant on August 1, 2019, had worked toward the mission of helping Mississippians move from a state of crisis to a state [...]

MDHS Executive Director to step down 2020-01-01T21:27:53+00:00

MDHS program brings year-round holiday cheer to thousands of Mississippians

2019-12-17T19:03:17+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The holiday season will be a little bit brighter for thousands of aging Mississippians thanks to a program offered by the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The Home Delivered Meals program (HDM), made possible by the Older Americans Act of 1965, provides eligible homebound, functionally impaired persons, particularly those in greatest economic [...]

MDHS program brings year-round holiday cheer to thousands of Mississippians 2019-12-17T19:03:17+00:00