State Early Childhood Advisory Council of Mississippi provides counsel to the governor on issues related to young children and their families.
SECAC is comprised of experts in education, health care, child welfare, and mental health and serves as the central meeting place for all stakeholders in Mississippi’s early childhood system, including the early care and education workforce, parents, and the general public.
Healthy Families Mississippi
Healthy Families Mississippi is a new home visiting program serving pregnant mothers and parents with children up to three years of age in Copiah, Claiborne, Coahoma, Humphreys, Holmes, Issaquena, Jefferson, Neshoba, Sunflower, Sharkey, Tallahatchie, Tunica, Washington and Wilkinson Counties.
Healthy Families Mississippi will:
- Link families to community services and resources.
- Provide child development, nutrition, financial and safety education.
- Provide family support materials to eligible families;
- Refer families to other support services.