Keep My Family Together

Keep My Family Together
Raising your family in a safe and healthy environment is hard work. Parenting children at all ages can be a challenge. Here are some resources to help you keep your family together, strong, and healthy.


Get help with food

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

P: 1-877-882-4916


Locate a safe place to live

Find information about public housing, housing choice vouchers and Indian housing

Mississippi Domestic Violence Shelters


Get away from domestic violence

Mississippi Domestic Violence Shelters

National Domestic Violence Hotline:
P: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233) or 1-800-787-3224

MS Attorney General, Domestic Violence Prevention Unit:
P: (601) 359-4251


Manage money and pay for housing, food, and child care

Financial Help and Education

Money Saving Tips

Credit and Managing Money


Find safe and affordable child care

Child Care Certificate Program (CCCP)

P: 1-800-877-7882


Find medical help

Free Clinic Directory


Find help with child support

Child support services – available in all MDHS county offices

Making child support payments online – Mississippi iPayOnline

Helpful Links

Child Support, SNAP/TANF and Aging Services Call Center
P: 1-877-882-4916


Contact Mississippi’s Department of Human Services (MDHS)

Mississippi Department of Human Services

DSHS General Information
P: 1-800-737-0617


Become a better parent

Positive Parenting Tip Sheets

Childhelp® runs a national 24-hour hotline for parents who need help or parenting advice (1.800.4.A.CHILD).
P: 1-800-422-4453