Mississippi Resources

General Resources

  • ADA.GOV
    • The ADA will have a plethora of information related to disability laws, senior laws, up to date disability news and much more!
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
    • The Department of Rehabilitation Services will have resources to help a plethora of disabilities and individuals interested in working, staying at work, and or trying to become more independent. This is one of the best resources for all things disabled.
    • Toll-Free: (800) 443-1000 
    • Website: http://www.mdrs.ms.gov/VocationalRehab/Pages/default.aspx 
    • Director: Chris Howard

Health Resources

  • Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (601-981-1817)
    • The Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (formerly the Mississippi Primary Health Care Association) is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of 21 community health centers committed to providing equal access to quality, comprehensive health care services and the elimination of health disparities in the state.
  • The Mississippi Department of Mental Health–Community Mental Health Centers (601-359-1288 | 877-210-8513 toll-free Help Line)
    • The 14 Regional community mental health centers (CMHCs) provide a range of community-based mental health, substance use, and in some regions, intellectual/developmental disabilities services. They are the primary providers of outpatient community-based services in the state.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) (800-421-2408 | 601-359-6050)
    • DOM is responsible for administering five areas which include the Assisted Living waiver, Elderly and Disabled Waiver, Independent Living Waiver, Intellectual Disability/Developmental Disability and the Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury Waiver. HCBS programs offer in-home services to help people live at home instead of in nursing homes.
  • Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) (601-359-4915)
    • DAAS assists aging and vulnerable adults, their families, and caregivers in achieving healthy, safe, and independent lifestyles, through advocacy, protection, education, and stewardship of public resources. 200 South Lamar St., Jackson, MS 39210
  • Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) Network (844-822-4622 toll-free)
    • MAC Centers serve the older adults, persons with disabilities, those individuals’ family members and representatives, or any person seeking assistance with long-term care. They provide information and referral to needed services and supports, person-centered counseling, and screening for Medicaid waivers. All of this is available, regardless of an individual’s financial ability, within a person’s local MAC center, over the telephone, in a person’s home, or at another convenient location upon request.

Transportation Resources

  • Bolivar County Council on Aging (BCCOA), Inc. (877-866-8272 toll-free)
    • BCCOA is a nonprofit agency established to ensure that everyone has access to safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective transportation in the Mississippi Delta.
  • Hinds County Human Resource Agency (HCHRA) (601-923-3930 | For appointments: 601-962-5935; hchra.itfrontdesk.com)
    • HCHRA provides rural transportation services for anyone living in Bolton, Byram, Clinton, Edwards, Learned, Raymond, Terry and Utica, Mississippi. The agency focuses. on assisting older adults and persons with disabilities; however, transportation services are available for anyone in Hinds County.

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