Adult Protective Services, under the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Aging & Adult Services, investigates allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable persons residing in private home settings, as well as any follow-up services provided by Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) to those vulnerable persons as a result of the investigations. [...]
The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), Division of Field Operations (DFO), now has the capability to offer limited internet services through a secure online account known as “My MDHS Account.” The service will allow you to receive, view, and print the following information about your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Disaster SNAP (DSNAP), Temporary [...]
EBT stands for Electronic Benefits Transfer. It is a way of delivering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits without paper coupons. Using a plastic card that works like a debit card, recipients may access their benefits at retail Point-of-Sale (POS) devices. Each Mississippi SNAP Benefit household will be issued an EBT card. The Mississippi EBT card [...]
Most households found eligible for SNAP benefits must only report when the household income meets or exceeds the current income level for the household size. The change must be reported by the tenth (10th) of the month following the month in which the change occurred. The current income level may be found on the back [...]
This checklist gives examples of the information that may have to be verified to determine your eligibility for SNAP and/or TANF. Use this checklist to help you gather the items needed for your interview. Identity of person making application and authorized representative, if applicable Divorce decree marriage license, death certificate for spouse Proof of relationship [...]
Applications for SNAP benefits are available online (English), (En Español - Spanish), or (Tiếng Việt - Vietnamese) or you may request an application by phone, in person, by fax, or by mail from your county office. Complete as much of your application as you can. Your name, address, and signature are necessary on the application for it to be accepted on [...]
Use of a SNAP pre-screening tool, available through the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), does not determine a household’s eligibility for SNAP, but can be used to give you an idea of how eligibility is determined. Access the SNAP pre-screening tool.
Those who qualify for SNAP include, persons who: work for low wages. are unemployed or work part-time. receive TANF, SSI or other assistance payments. are elderly or disabled and live on a small income. Click here to see if you may be eligible for SNAP benefits.