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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 Launches Initiative for Child Care Programs

To learn more, visit: https://www.wonderschool.com/corp/mississippi Mississippi Department of Human Services Launches Initiative to Create New Child Care Programs and Develop a Statewide Substitute Teacher Pool JACKSON, MS — The Mississippi Department…

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LIHEAP works with Entergy

Working together to help Mississippians skip to eligibilty With the rising summer temperatures come rising energy bills. Don’t let the summer heat get you beat Mississippi; get the help you…

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MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi

Programs provide assistance and support to those caring for our aging and vulnerable population November is National Caregiver Month, but caregivers of dependent persons receive assistance from the Mississippi Department…

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SNAP Interview Waiver

ATTENTION: SNAP Interview Waiver Based on a waiver approved by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), effective June 1, 2023, applicants and recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits…

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Change in SNAP Cases due to increase in Federal Benefits

JANUARY 2023 THERE MAY BE A CHANGE IN YOUR CASE DUE TO INCREASES IN SOME FEDERAL BENEFITS Some Federal Benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Benefits…

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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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