Community Services

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

Public Notice for SSBG Program

2021-08-13T18:01:24+00:00

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is inviting public comments on its administration of the Social Services Block Grant Program. The deadline for submitting comments is August 31, 2021. Mississippians wishing to offer input on issues and concerns regarding social services provided by the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Divisions of Aging and Adult Services and [...]

Public Notice for SSBG Program 2021-08-13T18:01:24+00:00

MDHS Receives $24 Million from CARES Act for Rent/Mortgage Assistance and LIHEAP

2021-09-30T20:40:36+00:00

Many Mississippi families who were already struggling to make ends meet before the pandemic have been adversely impacted as businesses have closed, laid off workers or reduced the number of their employees in response to economic shifts brought on by the pandemic. Many are wondering how they will pay their rent and utility bills. Thanks [...]

MDHS Receives $24 Million from CARES Act for Rent/Mortgage Assistance and LIHEAP 2021-09-30T20:40:36+00:00
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