vlowe

About Vanessa Lowe

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Vanessa Lowe has created 53 blog entries.

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for November

2021-10-25T14:33:22+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 2021. 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 [...]

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for November 2021-10-25T14:33:22+00:00

$1,058,673 in Hurricane Ida Replacement benefits disbursed

2021-10-07T15:01:18+00:00

Mississippi families affected by Hurricane Ida that were receiving SNAP benefits have received $1,058,673 in SNAP replacements following the storm. Families in thirty-eight (38) impacted counties could request replacement for SNAP benefits for food loss due to power outages or other storm-related loss. Qualifying families were provided replacement benefits. The following counties were able to [...]

$1,058,673 in Hurricane Ida Replacement benefits disbursed 2021-10-07T15:01:18+00:00

P-EBT Card Activation Update

2021-10-04T20:37:01+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Families across Mississippi have begun to receive P-EBT cards for their eligible children.   The Mississippi Department of Human Services is reminding parents of the process to activate their child’s card.   To activate the P-EBT card for each child, please call 1-866-512-5087. This phone number is printed on the back of [...]

P-EBT Card Activation Update 2021-10-04T20:37:01+00:00

340,000 Mississippi Children to Benefit from P-EBT

2021-10-04T17:41:39+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Department of Human Services will be releasing approximately $246 million in P-EBT benefits to Mississippi children by late October 2021, through two lump-sum payments: first for Summer 2021 and second for the 2020-21 school year. Summer P-EBT is designed to meet the nutrition needs of children throughout the summer [...]

340,000 Mississippi Children to Benefit from P-EBT 2021-10-04T17:41:39+00:00

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for October

2021-09-24T17:25:27+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 2021.  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 2021-09-24T17:25:27+00:00

SNAP benefits increase beginning October 1

2021-09-23T20:23:46+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippians receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see their benefits increase twenty-one percent (21%) over pre-pandemic benefit levels effective October 1, 2021. SNAP serves over 421,000 individuals in Mississippi each month, providing food assistance to financially eligible households. This increase in SNAP benefits is separate from the additional [...]

SNAP benefits increase beginning October 1 2021-09-23T20:23:46+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

2021-09-09T19:46:59+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households experiencing a loss of food due to a household disaster may request a replacement of SNAP benefits. If food purchased with SNAP benefits was destroyed due to a disaster, such as a flood, fire, or severe weather, households may receive a replacement of SNAP benefits. Replacement [...]

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 2021-09-09T19:46:59+00:00

State and County Resources

2021-09-02T14:35:08+00:00

  State and County Resources: The State of Mississippi Individual Assistance Call Center  1-888-574-3583. Out-of-state Louisiana residents can call 1-800-755-5175 to reach Louisiana 211. FEMA Registration info for Louisiana Evacuees Three ways to apply for assistance: Online at DisasterAssistance.gov Call 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-200-462-7585 Download FEMA App from the Apple or Google Play stores The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies has a Disability & [...]

State and County Resources 2021-09-02T14:35:08+00:00

Hurricane Ida Updates

2021-09-03T14:42:02+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefits Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Hurricane Ida Updates State and County Resources    

Hurricane Ida Updates 2021-09-03T14:42:02+00:00

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for September

2021-08-27T14:05:07+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 September 2021.  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 September 2021-08-27T14:05:07+00:00
English English Español Español Tiếng Việt Tiếng Việt