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MDHS Announces additional benefits for March

2021-02-26T14:59:46+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 March 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 March 2021-02-26T14:59:46+00:00

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Aging and Adult Services

2021-02-24T14:18:17+00:00

Among topics to be discussed are assistance to state’s most vulnerable population  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Division of Aging and Adult Services will be the focus of the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday. This will be the fifth in a series of eight meetings that will be hosted primarily on [...]

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Aging and Adult Services 2021-02-24T14:18:17+00:00

MDHS recoups more than $303,000 in misallocated funds in last quarter

2021-02-18T13:41:13+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) Benefit Recovery Unit reported more than $303,000 in taxpayer dollars was recouped over the past quarter after previous investigations showed public funds were defrauded or misused.   The funds were recovered from cases involving misuse of SNAP, Child Care Discretionary Funding and TANF subgrant funds [...]

MDHS recoups more than $303,000 in misallocated funds in last quarter 2021-02-18T13:41:13+00:00

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Economic Assistance Eligibility

2021-02-10T13:43:05+00:00

Division Director will join Executive Director to discuss assistance and eligibility  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Division of Economic Assistance Eligibility will be the focus of the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday. This will be the fourth in a series of eight meetings that will be hosted primarily on Facebook Live. [...]

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Economic Assistance Eligibility 2021-02-10T13:43:05+00:00

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Child Support Enforcement

2021-02-03T14:48:12+00:00

Meetings will provide information on the division and allow for questions  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Division of Child Support Enforcement will be the focus of the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting on Thursday. This will be the third in a series of eight meetings that will be hosted primarily on Facebook Live. [...]

MDHS virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Child Support Enforcement 2021-02-03T14:48:12+00:00

MDHS hosts series of virtual Town Hall Meetings

2021-01-21T20:43:49+00:00

Meetings will allow Mississippians direct access to Executive Director and Division Directors  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Mississippi Department of Human Services will be hosting a series of virtual Town Hall Meetings that will allow Mississippians the opportunity to interact with leadership throughout the agency. The meetings will be hosted primarily on Facebook Live. The first [...]

MDHS hosts series of virtual Town Hall Meetings 2021-01-21T20:43:49+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Greene County

2020-12-10T19:54:37+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Richton, Miss. resident has been arrested for SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigation Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS). Investigators found that Deidre Walley received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $29,775.00 due to Walley failing to disclose material facts to [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Greene County 2020-12-10T19:54:37+00:00

MDHS Executive Director appointed to State Workforce Investment Board

2020-11-24T16:26:02+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Governor Tate Reeves has appointed Robert G. “Bob” Anderson, Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services to serve on the State Workforce Investment Board. The appointment is effective immediately and runs through January 2024. The mission of SWIB is to develop and implement a strategy to maximize the state’s education, [...]

MDHS Executive Director appointed to State Workforce Investment Board 2020-11-24T16:26:02+00:00

Due to Hurricane Zeta, Mississippi has been granted a waiver extending the time period for households in select counties receiving SNAP benefits to request replacement benefits.  

2020-11-24T16:18:25+00:00

Due to Hurricane Zeta, Mississippi has been granted a waiver extending the time period for households in select counties receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to request replacement benefits. SNAP households in the following counties may submit requests for benefit replacement due to food loss from Hurricane Zeta until November 30, 2020: Clarke, Forrest, [...]

Due to Hurricane Zeta, Mississippi has been granted a waiver extending the time period for households in select counties receiving SNAP benefits to request replacement benefits.   2020-11-24T16:18:25+00:00

MDHS holds series of Virtual Child Care Town Hall Meetings during November

2020-11-24T16:18:55+00:00

Child care providers will be able to voice their feedback and ideas about agency-funded services  (Jackson, Miss.) – Child care is a crucial support system for Mississippi, and the Mississippi Department of Human Services Division of Early Childhood Care and Development (DECCD) is committed to taking action to support child care programs and the families [...]

MDHS holds series of Virtual Child Care Town Hall Meetings during November 2020-11-24T16:18:55+00:00
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