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SNAP Emergency Allotment minimum of $95

2021-04-28T12:25:49+00:00

If your household normally receives a supplemental benefit amount less than $95 on the 2nd of each month, you will now receive an amount up to $95.  If you received less than $95 on April 6th, 2021, you will receive the difference between what you received April 6th and $95.  These benefits will automatically be added to your EBT [...]

SNAP Emergency Allotment minimum of $95 2021-04-28T12:25:49+00:00

MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi

2021-04-14T19:41:03+00:00

Lifespan Respite Program provides assistance and support to those caring for our aging and vulnerable population   (Jackson, Miss.) – In its ongoing efforts to provide for and protect our aging population, the Mississippi Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services is ramping up a program designed to provide assistance to those [...]

MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi 2021-04-14T19:41:03+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for April

2021-04-02T20:19:16+00:00

Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive Emergency Allotments (supplements) in April 2021. These emergency benefits will be made available on April 6, 2021 for SNAP cases with a paid benefit for April. SNAP households approved for benefits during the month of April will receive the supplemental payment two (2) days after [...]

MDHS Announces additional benefits for April 2021-04-02T20:19:16+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Leflore County

2021-03-24T17:14:17+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Greenwood, 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 Rhonda Luckett received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $28,362.00 due to Luckett failing to correctly report her [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Leflore County 2021-03-24T17:14:17+00:00

ATTENTION ALL PERSONS USING THE MISSISSIPPI DEBIT CARD TO ACCESS TANF BENEFITS AND SNAP TRANSPORTATION STIPENDS

2021-03-10T16:07:50+00:00

Beginning March 11 at 9pm, your card access will transition to a new cardholder website.  The transition will last until 1am on March 12.  During those hours, you will not be able to use your benefits card to make purchases or withdraw money from an ATM.  Additionally, the current website (www.eppicard.com) and customer service line [...]

ATTENTION ALL PERSONS USING THE MISSISSIPPI DEBIT CARD TO ACCESS TANF BENEFITS AND SNAP TRANSPORTATION STIPENDS 2021-03-10T16:07:50+00:00

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Early Childhood Care & Development

2021-03-03T16:21:25+00:00

Among topics to be discussed are child care programs and Healthy Families Mississippi  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Division of Early Childhood Care and Development will be the focus of the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday. This will be the sixth in a series of eight meetings that will be hosted [...]

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Early Childhood Care & Development 2021-03-03T16:21:25+00:00

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
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