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Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Workforce Development

2021-03-10T18:29:26+00:00

Among topics to be discussed are Skills2Work and other employment and training programs   (Jackson, Miss.) –  Anyone interested in learning new skills that could help them get a good job, start a new career, or receive free job training worth hundreds of dollars should tune into the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday featuring the Division of Workforce Development and Partnership [...]

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Workforce Development 2021-03-10T18:29:26+00:00

ATTENTION ALL PERSONS USING THE MISSISSIPPI DEBIT CARD TO ACCESS TANF BENEFITS AND SNAP TRANSPORTATION STIPENDS

2021-03-10T16:07:50+00:00

Beginning March 11 at 9pm, your card access will transition to a new cardholder website.  The transition will last until 1am on March 12.  During those hours, you will not be able to use your benefits card to make purchases or withdraw money from an ATM.  Additionally, the current website (www.eppicard.com) and customer service line [...]

ATTENTION ALL PERSONS USING THE MISSISSIPPI DEBIT CARD TO ACCESS TANF BENEFITS AND SNAP TRANSPORTATION STIPENDS 2021-03-10T16:07:50+00:00

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Early Childhood Care & Development

2021-03-03T16:21:25+00:00

Among topics to be discussed are child care programs and Healthy Families Mississippi  (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Division of Early Childhood Care and Development will be the focus of the Mississippi Department of Human Service’s Town Hall Meeting this Thursday. This will be the sixth in a series of eight meetings that will be hosted [...]

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday will focus on Early Childhood Care & Development 2021-03-03T16:21:25+00:00

MDHS Announces additional benefits for March

2021-02-26T14:59:46+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 March 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 March 2021-02-26T14:59:46+00:00

Office closures and delay – January 11 & 12, 2021

2021-01-12T13:45:26+00:00

January 11 Opening at 10:00 Attala County Opening at 10:30 State Office Opening at 12:00 Jefferson county Opening at 1:00 pm Adams County Closed Yazoo county Washington County Neshoba County Union County Issaquena County Warren County Claiborne County   January 12 Opening at 10 Scott Attala Chickasaw DeSoto

Office closures and delay – January 11 & 12, 2021 2021-01-12T13:45:26+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

USDA approves Mississippi for Online Food Purchase Program for SNAP recipients

2020-06-12T15:01:34+00:00

(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 received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow online purchasing of food by SNAP households. The Food and Nutrition Service will administer the [...]

USDA approves Mississippi for Online Food Purchase Program for SNAP recipients 2020-06-12T15:01:34+00:00

MDHS issues RFI for a forensic audit of the agency

2020-05-04T21:54:02+00:00

 MDHS Executive Director Robert G. “Bob” Anderson issued a Request for Information (RFI) today to select an accounting firm to conduct a forensic audit of the agency. The issuance represents another example of his commitment to ensure transparency and accountability. “Governor Reeves selected me to ensure the Department of Human Services takes every measure possible [...]

MDHS issues RFI for a forensic audit of the agency 2020-05-04T21:54:02+00:00

MDHS announces additional benefits for May

2020-05-01T12:09:23+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 May 2020.  Similar benefits were provided for certified SNAP households for the months of March and April 2020. SNAP households that have been certified based on meeting income and resource requirements are eligible [...]

MDHS announces additional benefits for May 2020-05-01T12:09:23+00:00

FAQs on Economic Impact (Stimulus) Payments and the Treasury Offset Program

2020-09-11T14:17:11+00:00

On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared a national emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MDHS has received information from the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), which collects federal nontax and state debts, and MDHS has prepared the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) to address inquiries during this crisis. These FAQs are [...]

FAQs on Economic Impact (Stimulus) Payments and the Treasury Offset Program 2020-09-11T14:17:11+00:00
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