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Expiration of Waiver of Interview Requirements for SNAP Benefits in Mississippi

What you need to know: Expiration of Waiver of Interview Requirements for SNAP Benefits in Mississippi Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) announces the expiration of…

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

(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…

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

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….

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SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in Madison County

(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…

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SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Desoto County

(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)….

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Energy Assistance Programs Benefit Mississippi Families

(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…

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SNAP Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest in Marion County

(Jackson, Miss.) – A Marion 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)….

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MDHS Caregiver Programs Provide Support for Aging and Vulnerable Mississippians

(Jackson, Miss.) – November is National Caregiver Month. The month is dedicated to supporting caregivers as they care for others by providing resources for self-care, advocacy, and de-stressing for caregivers….

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Forensic Audit Statement and Explanation of New Controls

As part of the forensic audit engagement, MDHS requested that CLA conduct an internal controls assessment of TANF awards and disbursements between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The…

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