Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be eligible for a supplemental benefit for May 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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Mobile vaccination event with North Delta AAA will be held in Clarksdale on April 7, 2021 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services, in partnership with the Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Health Equity will be collaborating with the North Delta Area Agency on Aging [...]
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 [...]
(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 [...]
Clients who receive Electronic Benefit Transfer services from the Mississippi Department of Human Services will soon be using a new cardholder website to manage their benefits. During the evening hours of March 11 and early morning hours on March 12 MDHS will be moving from the Eppicard website ([www.eppicard.com]www.eppicard.com) to the new Go Program website [...]
Among topics to be discussed are Skills2Work and other employment and training programs (Jackson, Miss.) – Anyone interested in learning new skills that could help them get a good job, start a new career, or receive free job training worth hundreds of dollars should tune into the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday featuring the Division of Workforce Development and Partnership [...]
ATTENTION ALL PERSONS USING THE MISSISSIPPI DEBIT CARD TO ACCESS TANF BENEFITS AND SNAP TRANSPORTATION STIPENDSVanessa Lowe2021-03-10T16:07:50+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 [...]
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 [...]