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Change in SNAP Cases due to increase in Federal Benefits

2022-12-15T16:59:54+00:00

JANUARY 2023 THERE MAY BE A CHANGE IN YOUR CASE DUE TO INCREASES IN SOME FEDERAL BENEFITS Some Federal Benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Benefits (VA) or Railroad Retirement, may increase due to a cost-of-living adjustment. If your household income goes up because of this increase, the amount of SNAP [...]

Change in SNAP Cases due to increase in Federal Benefits2022-12-15T16:59:54+00:00

Weather Closures and Delays 12.14.22

2022-12-14T22:03:33+00:00

Please check back for updates on office closures and delays. Marion (Closed) Clarke (Closed) Stone (will close at 3 pm) Jones (will close at 1 pm) George (will close at 1 pm) Walthall (will close at 1 pm) Simpson (will close at 1 pm) Covington (will close at 1 pm) Perry (will close at 1 [...]

Weather Closures and Delays 12.14.222022-12-14T22:03:33+00:00

Office Closures 11.29.22

2022-11-29T20:59:48+00:00

Due to inclement weather, the county offices listed below have closed for the remainder of the day. State Office Hinds Rankin Jones Claiborne Jefferson 

Office Closures 11.29.222022-11-29T20:59:48+00:00

Weather Closures & Delays | 8.24.22

2022-08-24T17:17:06+00:00

Please check back for updates on office closures and delays. Adams – Open Alcorn – Open Amite – Open Attala – Open Benton – Open Bolivar – Open Calhoun – Open Carroll – Open Chickasaw – Open Choctaw – Open Claiborne – Open Clarke – Open Clay – Open Coahoma – Open Copiah – Open [...]

Weather Closures & Delays | 8.24.222022-08-24T17:17:06+00:00

MDHS Engages New Firm to Continue Important Civil Litigation to Recover TANF Funds

2022-08-18T15:50:25+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) received approval today from the Mississippi State Personnel Board to proceed with engaging the Jones Walker law firm to move forward with civil litigation filed on behalf of MDHS in May of this year to recover TANF funds from 38 parties named as defendants in [...]

MDHS Engages New Firm to Continue Important Civil Litigation to Recover TANF Funds2022-08-18T15:50:25+00:00

Approximately 466,000 Mississippi Children to Receive P-EBT Benefits This Fall

2022-08-01T20:41:06+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) have received federal approval to distribute Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to approximately 466,000 Mississippi children who participated in the National School Lunch Program or were under six (6) and received SNAP benefits during the 2021-22 school year or [...]

Approximately 466,000 Mississippi Children to Receive P-EBT Benefits This Fall2022-08-01T20:41:06+00:00

Curriculum Development Project Signals First Step in Strategic Partnership for Early Childhood Development

2022-02-15T15:54:47+00:00

Jackson MS- The Mississippi Department of Human Services has awarded the Mississippi State University Extension Service $5 million to develop a new curriculum for children from birth through age 5. Leaders anticipate the new curriculum will directly impact early childhood education in the state by renewing the early-childhood partnership between Mississippi State and Mississippi Department [...]

Curriculum Development Project Signals First Step in Strategic Partnership for Early Childhood Development2022-02-15T15:54:47+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in Madison County

2022-02-02T16:48:13+00:00

(Jackson, Miss) - A Madison County, Miss. resident, has been arrested and later pled guilty to SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS).    Madison-Rankin Counties District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced that Sabrina Catchings, 28, of Madison County pled guilty to welfare [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in Madison County2022-02-02T16:48:13+00:00
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