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MDHS Unveils New Website

The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) announced today the launch of its brand-new website, designed to provide a more streamlined and user-friendly experience for website visitors.  To access the…

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Change in SNAP Cases due to increase in Federal Benefits

JANUARY 2022 THERE MAY BE A CHANGE IN YOUR CASE DUE TO INCREASES IN SOME FEDERAL BENEFITS Some Federal Benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Benefits…

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Historic TANF increase delivered to Mississippi TANF recipients beginning today

SB 2791 approved first TANF increase in 21 years (Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippians receiving benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program will see their benefits increase by…

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SNAP Online Purchasing Guide

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MDHS launches Online Food Purchase Program statewide for SNAP recipients

(Jackson, Miss.) –Mississippians in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households are now able to make online food purchases using their benefits. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) received approval…

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USDA approves Mississippi for Online Food Purchase Program for SNAP recipients

(Jackson, Miss.) –Mississippians in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households will soon be able to make online food purchases using their benefits. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) recently…

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