Economic Assistance

MDHS puts $550 million into Mississippi’s economy during first half of 2021

2021-07-13T19:34:39+00:00

SNAP disbursements are federal dollars that go straight into the state’s economy (Jackson, Miss.) – As part of its ongoing effort to provide benefits for those in need and provide economic contribution to the State of Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) injected $550,129,035 into the state’s economy over the first six months of [...]

MDHS puts $550 million into Mississippi’s economy during first half of 2021 2021-07-13T19:34:39+00:00

USDA approves Mississippi to receive a second round of Pandemic-EBT benefits

2021-06-21T14:49:22+00:00

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), which provides assistance to families of children eligible for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) whose school’s predominant learning mode was [...]

USDA approves Mississippi to receive a second round of Pandemic-EBT benefits 2021-06-21T14:49:22+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for June

2021-06-25T12:56:07+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 June 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 June 2021-06-25T12:56:07+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

MDHS Announces additional benefits for February

2021-01-27T14:11:00+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 February 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 February 2021-01-27T14:11:00+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for January

2020-12-29T20:02:30+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 January 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 January 2020-12-29T20:02:30+00:00

SNAP Update

2020-12-04T16:08:38+00:00

THERE MAY BE A CHANGE IN YOUR CASE DUE TO INCREASES IN SOME FEDERAL BENEFITS JANUARY 2021 Some Federal Benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Benefits (VA) or Railroad Retirement, may increase due to a cost-of-living adjustment. If your household income goes up because of this increase, the amount of SNAP [...]

SNAP Update 2020-12-04T16:08:38+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for December

2020-11-25T15:21:16+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 December 2020.  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 December 2020-11-25T15:21:16+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for November

2020-10-26T12:44:05+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 2020.  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 November 2020-10-26T12:44:05+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for October

2020-10-01T19:06:02+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 2020.  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 October 2020-10-01T19:06:02+00:00
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