Child Care Payment Program (CCPP) is designed to provide qualifying parents and guardians with child care tuition assistance. Parents may choose any type of child care while participating in the program.
Address: 200 South Lamar St., Jackson, MS 39201Visit Website
Children benefit when they are supported by both parents. The Child Support Program helps fathers establish paternity, and assists custodial parents by working to ensure they receive regular, dependable, financial and medical support for their children. YoungWilliams is contracted to operate Mississippi's Child Support program on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS).
Community Action Agencies throughout the state provide a wide range of community services, including utility assistance, mortgage and rental assistance, and help paying for education and training.
Medicaid will provide transportation assistance to eligible persons for travel to medical appointments when there are no other means of getting to and/or from the appointment.
Address: 550 High Street, Suite 1000, Jackson, MS 39201Visit Website
Doors of Hope Transition Ministries helps families through financial crises. We work with families who are currently homeless and with families who are at imminent risk of losing their home, offering emergency financial assistance with rent or utilities, financial literacy/budgeting programs, and continuing education.
Address: 924 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS 38655Visit Website
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security connects Mississippians with employment opportunities, offers job training, and administers the unemployment benefits program.
Address: 1235 Echelon Parkway, Jackson, MS 39213
Sacred Heart Southern Missions provides direct aid through food pantries, clothing, gasoline, rent and utilities assistance, offers assistance for families applying for state and federal benefits,and offers GED diploma classes, parenting classes and adult continuing education classes.
Address: 6050 Hwy 161, Walls, MS 38680
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program provides cash assistance and services to families with children under the age of 18. TANF allows parents and guardians to find jobs and job training while meeting the family’s most basic needs. A list of county offices is available at https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/local-mdhs-offices/.
The Baptist Children's Village Dorcas Program helps families in obtaining community services such as health care, education, and child care and offers classes on parenting, financial planning and nutrition. Visit here to view list of locations https://www.baptistchildrensvillage.com/locations.
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is the federal government’s major program for providing housing assistance to over 2.3 million American families. For more information and to apply, contact local public housing agency at https://www.hud.gov/sites/dfiles/PIH/documents/.