Find Resources in My Community
In the spirit of collaboration, MDCPS directs Mississippians to statewide resources developed by MDHS. The Mississippi Department of Human Services has an online tool to find resources in your community. The database is searchable by county or by services. Providers can be located in the following categories:
- Economic Development
- Emergency Services
- Family Services
- Financial Services
- Senior Services
As of July 16, 2022, you can call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). It will be confidential, free, and available 24/7/365. 988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.
People can call or text 988 or chat at 988lifeline.org for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. 988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help. Please watch a short video on how 988 works here.
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Mississippi Access to Maternal Assistance
In 2023, the Mississippi State Legislature created the Mississippi Access to Maternal Assistance (MAMA) program (SB 2781). Administered by the Office of the Mississippi Attorney General, MAMA is a website and mobile app to connect pregnant women and new mothers with resources available in Mississippi. The list of categories and some of the services available on the website include:
- Child Care