Economic Assistance

MDHS announces additional benefits for August

2020-09-01T16:48:25+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 August 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 August 2020-09-01T16:48:25+00:00

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions

2020-09-01T16:49:47+00:00

Eligibility for PEBT was determined by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). Student demographic information received during their last data collection was provided to MDHS by MDE in June 2020. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) is working with public and private schools to issue Pandemic EBT (PEBT) benefits based on all of [...]

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions 2020-09-01T16:49:47+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for July

2020-09-01T16:49:54+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 July 2020.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the months of March, April, May, and June 2020. SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements [...]

MDHS announces additional benefits for July 2020-09-01T16:49:54+00:00
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