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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

Water Bill Assistance Program Benefits Mississippi Families

2022-01-26T19:50:21+00:00

(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 [...]

Water Bill Assistance Program Benefits Mississippi Families2022-01-26T19:50:21+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Desoto County

2022-01-06T20:07:04+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Desoto County, Miss. resident has been arrested for SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS).   Investigators found that Candice Ballard received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $30,072.00 due to Ballard fraudulently receiving benefits by [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Desoto County2022-01-06T20:07:04+00:00

Energy Assistance Programs Benefit Mississippi Families

2021-12-08T13:26:44+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Thousands of Mississippians won’t have to worry about staying warm, 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 [...]

Energy Assistance Programs Benefit Mississippi Families2021-12-08T13:26:44+00:00

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for December

2021-11-30T20:57:58+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 December 2021. December will also be a 'transition' month before going back to standard SNAP benefit allotments for all households. After that time, you will receive your regular monthly benefit pre-pandemic. SNAP households [...]

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for December2021-11-30T20:57:58+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Marion County

2021-11-17T14:16:18+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Marion County, Miss. resident has been arrested for SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS). Investigators found that Shayla Cartier received an over-issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $26,161.00 due to Cartier fraudulently receiving benefits for failure to [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Marion County2021-11-17T14:16:18+00:00
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