Division of Economic Assistance Eligibility

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Helping Mississippians gain self-sufficiency and lead better lives.

The Division of Economic Assistance administers programs that help Mississippians with the necessities to improve their lives.

Economic Assistance Programs

If you need help providing for your family’s basic needs, MDHS may be able to help. Take a look at the programs listed below.

Food Assistance

Financial Assistance


If you need help with your SNAP or TANF case, start by contacting your caseworker. You can find contact information for your MDHS county office below.

County Offices

    If you still need help, call our EAE Client Services team at 800-948-3050.

    If you receive or have applied to receive benefits from MDHS, you can appeal any decision MDHS makes about your case that you think is wrong by requesting an Administrative Hearing.

    You can also report fraud in any MDHS program – including SNAP or TANF – committed by a business, individual, or organization by contacting the MDHS Office of Inspector General.

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    County Offices


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      Economic Assistance Eligibility Client Services

      Need help with your SNAP or TANF case? Call our Economic Assistance Customer Service team at 800-948-3050.

      County Offices