Mississippi Approved for D-SNAP Food Benefits for Tornado Affected Communities

2023-04-13T22:08:56+00:00

Mississippi Approved for D-SNAP Food Benefits for Tornado Affected Communities D-SNAP applications to be received April 17-22 and April 25-30 (Jackson, Miss.) Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) officials announced today that the agency will begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) operations in the following counties affected by the March 24-25 tornado: Carroll, Humphreys, [...]

Mississippi Approved for D-SNAP Food Benefits for Tornado Affected Communities2023-04-13T22:08:56+00:00

SNAP Replacement Benefit Extension

2023-03-31T14:30:29+00:00

Six Mississippi Counties Receive SNAP Replacement Benefit Extension Holmes and Montgomery counties added to SNAP replacement waiver   The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved a waiver extending the 10-day period for certain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households in Mississippi to request replacement benefits. The waiver has been granted for certain counties impacted [...]

SNAP Replacement Benefit Extension2023-03-31T14:30:29+00:00

MDHS Shares Resources Available for Residents Affected by Recent Severe Weather

2023-03-25T16:23:23+00:00

MDHS Shares Resources Available for Residents Affected by Recent   Severe Weather on March 24 – 25   SNAP replacement benefits and energy assistance programs available to residents   (Jackson, Miss.) The Mississippi Department of Human Services is sharing resources for households impacted by the recent severe weather in Mississippi.   Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households [...]

MDHS Shares Resources Available for Residents Affected by Recent Severe Weather2023-03-25T16:23:23+00:00

MDHS Engages New Firm to Continue Important Civil Litigation to Recover TANF Funds

2022-08-18T15:50:25+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) received approval today from the Mississippi State Personnel Board to proceed with engaging the Jones Walker law firm to move forward with civil litigation filed on behalf of MDHS in May of this year to recover TANF funds from 38 parties named as defendants in [...]

MDHS Engages New Firm to Continue Important Civil Litigation to Recover TANF Funds2022-08-18T15:50:25+00:00

Curriculum Development Project Signals First Step in Strategic Partnership for Early Childhood Development

2022-02-15T15:54:47+00:00

Jackson MS- The Mississippi Department of Human Services has awarded the Mississippi State University Extension Service $5 million to develop a new curriculum for children from birth through age 5. Leaders anticipate the new curriculum will directly impact early childhood education in the state by renewing the early-childhood partnership between Mississippi State and Mississippi Department [...]

Curriculum Development Project Signals First Step in Strategic Partnership for Early Childhood Development2022-02-15T15:54:47+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in Madison County

2022-02-02T16:48:13+00:00

(Jackson, Miss) - A Madison County, Miss. resident, has been arrested and later pled guilty to SNAP fraud following an investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS).    Madison-Rankin Counties District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced that Sabrina Catchings, 28, of Madison County pled guilty to welfare [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in Madison County2022-02-02T16:48:13+00:00

Water Bill Assistance Program Benefits Mississippi Families

2022-01-26T19:50:21+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – Thousands of Mississippians won’t have to worry about providing water to their families through a new program from the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) has received $13 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to help income-eligible residents maintain access to drinking water and [...]

Water Bill Assistance Program Benefits Mississippi Families2022-01-26T19:50:21+00:00

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Desoto County

2022-01-06T20:07:04+00:00

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Desoto County, 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 Candice Ballard received an over issuance of SNAP benefits in the amount of $30,072.00 due to Ballard fraudulently receiving benefits by [...]

SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Desoto County2022-01-06T20:07:04+00:00

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 Families2021-12-08T13:26:44+00:00

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for December

2021-11-30T20:57:58+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 2021. December will also be a 'transition' month before going back to standard SNAP benefit allotments for all households. After that time, you will receive your regular monthly benefit pre-pandemic. SNAP households [...]

MDHS Announces Additional Benefits for December2021-11-30T20:57:58+00:00
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