About Vanessa Lowe

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Vanessa Lowe has created 71 blog entries.

SHIP is here to help answer your Medicare questions

2021-11-08T15:31:17+00:00

With Medicare Open Enrollment running through December 7, 2021, the Mississippi Department of Human Services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services is available to assist citizens and their caregivers in understanding Medicare benefits and health insurance options. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a counseling program designed to answer people’s questions [...]

SHIP is here to help answer your Medicare questions2021-11-08T15:31:17+00:00

MDHS Caregiver Programs Provide Support for Aging and Vulnerable Mississippians

2021-11-04T14:42:20+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – November is National Caregiver Month. The month is dedicated to supporting caregivers as they care for others by providing resources for self-care, advocacy, and de-stressing for caregivers. This year's theme is "Caregiving Around the Clock."   Through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), MDHS offers two primary programs to assist caregivers: [...]

MDHS Caregiver Programs Provide Support for Aging and Vulnerable Mississippians2021-11-04T14:42:20+00:00

P-EBT Call Center Expands hours of Operation

2021-11-04T14:42:11+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services P-EBT call center will begin additional hours of operation Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The new call center hours of operation are 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M., Monday – Friday. MDHS continues to update the website with updated P-EBT FAQs: https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt/. Parents and guardians may be able to [...]

P-EBT Call Center Expands hours of Operation2021-11-04T14:42:11+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Madison County

2021-10-27T18:14:51+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Madison County, Miss. resident has been arrested for SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS). Investigators found that Sabrina Catchings received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $30, 954.00 due to Catchings fraudulently receiving benefits for [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Madison County2021-10-27T18:14:51+00:00

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 November2021-10-25T14:33:22+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 disbursed2021-10-07T15:01:18+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 Update2021-10-04T20:37:01+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-EBT2021-10-04T17:41:39+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 October2021-09-24T17:25:27+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 12021-09-23T20:23:46+00:00
Go to Top