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

2020-09-01T16:49:20+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 2020-09-01T16:49:20+00:00

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

2020-09-01T16:49:26+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 2020-09-01T16:49:26+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

2020-09-01T16:49:41+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 2020-09-01T16:49:41+00:00

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions

2021-06-24T16:56:31+00:00

To find updated information for P-EBT for School Year 2020-21 please click here. Eligibility for PEBT was determined by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). Student demographic information received during their last data collection was provided to MDHS by MDE in June 2020. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) is working [...]

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions 2021-06-24T16:56:31+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for July

2020-09-01T16:49:54+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 July 2020.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the months of March, April, May, and June 2020. SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements [...]

MDHS announces additional benefits for July 2020-09-01T16:49:54+00:00

USDA approves Mississippi to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits

2020-06-05T18:48:27+00:00

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free [...]

USDA approves Mississippi to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits 2020-06-05T18:48:27+00:00

Pandemic EBT Guide

2021-06-24T20:37:07+00:00

To find updated information for P-EBT for School Year 2020-21 please click here. Together the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and non-SNAP households for children who have temporarily lost access to [...]

Pandemic EBT Guide 2021-06-24T20:37:07+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for June

2020-05-27T14:19:29+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 June 2020.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the months of March, April, and May 2020. SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are [...]

MDHS announces additional benefits for June 2020-05-27T14:19:29+00:00

Federal Government releases directive that will affect Emergency SNAP benefits

2020-05-12T12:48:44+00:00

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued guidance that will require states to count income from federal unemployment payments as household income for SNAP eligibility.  According to the guidance issued: “Pandemic unemployment assistance payments, pandemic unemployment compensation, and pandemic emergency unemployment compensation authorized under CARES Act are considered [...]

Federal Government releases directive that will affect Emergency SNAP benefits 2020-05-12T12:48:44+00:00
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