Care Center offers pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, counseling, birthing and parenting classes, infant supplies, adoption support, job assistance/training, and referrals for healthcare/financial assistance/legal aid/adoption/community support.
Address: 1277 Main Street, Southaven, MS 38671Visit Website
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.
Doors of Hope Transition Ministries helps families who are currently homeless or at imminent risk of losing their home by offering emergency financial assistance with rent or utilities, financial literacy/budgeting programs, and continuing education.
Address: 924 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS 38655
The Office of the Mississippi Attorney General's Bureau of Victim Assistance offers support for crime and abuse victims, referrals to victim services, shelters, community services, job training and pro bono resources, and assistance in applying for domestic abuse protection orders.
Address: 550 High Street, Jackson, MS 39205
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, offers GED diploma classes, parenting classes and adult continuing education classes.
Address: 6050 Hwy 161, Walls, MS 38680
Skill UP Mississippi helps people launch careers, strengthens the state workforce, and creates an opportunity for economic development. Find a location near you at https://skillupmississippi.com/#holmes.
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grant funds to students who are enrolled in a TEACH Grant-eligible program of study, at a school that participates in the TEACH Grant Program. Students must agree to teach full time for at least four years in a high-need field at a low-income elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency.
Women Deserve Better offers information on how to apply for college scholarships, with specific information for moms, single parents, nontraditional students, and students with dependent children.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), Division of Workforce Development (DWD), is partnering with state agencies and community-based organizations (CBOs) across the State to provide employer-driven, career-technical education, workforce skills training, and wrap-around services to help eligible SNAP recipients be successful in today’s job market.