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Connecting the public and media to MDHS programs with timely and accurate information.

Through print, electronic and social media, the office helps to promote and educate the public about services available through MDHS, other governmental agencies, and its community partners.

Media Contacts

Chief Communications Officer

Mark Jones:

Media Relations Director

Vanessa Lowe-Garcia:

Social Media

Follow the latest MDHS program updates and alerts on our social media accounts.


You can always find the latest information on our News page.

Publications like annual reports capture important statistics and stories to reflect on the previous year.

To enhance and improve the lives of Mississippians served by the Mississippi Department of Human Services by connecting the public and media to MDHS programs with timely and accurate information.

Communications Division’s goal is to clearly communicate and educate Mississippians with the most accurate and easily accessible information that informs of opportunities that provide tangible help today for a lasting hope tomorrow. Through innovative yet relatable messaging, our desire is for MDHS’ communication efforts to be recognized as the most accurate, timely, and easily accessible source of information for Mississippians.

Our core values are transparency, excellence, integrity, honesty, consistency, and creativity. These values drive our message and response to the needs of our State across all channels of communication.

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