Mississippi Approved for D-SNAP Food Benefits for Tornado Affected Communities D-SNAP applications to be received April 17-22 and April 25-30 (Jackson, Miss.) Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) officials announced today that the agency will begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) operations in the following counties affected by the March 24-25 tornado: Carroll, Humphreys, [...]
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Six Mississippi Counties Receive SNAP Replacement Benefit Extension Holmes and Montgomery counties added to SNAP replacement waiver 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 for certain counties impacted [...]
MDHS Shares Resources Available for Residents Affected by Recent Severe Weather on March 24 – 25 SNAP replacement benefits and energy assistance programs available to residents (Jackson, Miss.) The Mississippi Department of Human Services is sharing resources for households impacted by the recent severe weather in Mississippi. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households [...]
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 [...]
(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 [...]
(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 [...]
Curriculum Development Project Signals First Step in Strategic Partnership for Early Childhood DevelopmentVanessa Lowe2022-02-15T15:54:47+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 [...]
(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 [...]
(Jackson, Miss.) – Thousands of Mississippians won’t have to worry about providing water to their families through a new program from the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) has received $13 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to help income-eligible residents maintain access to drinking water and [...]