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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Columbia, MS

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Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
Through Mississippi Health Benefits, there are two health coverage options for children: the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid. CHIP is a free/low cost private health plan for children in families meeting family size/income requ...
The Mississippi Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to eligible households to help pay the cost of home energy bills and other energy related services. Benefits vary depending on the intensity level and ar...
Mississippi Medicaid is a health care program that helps pay for medical services for low-income people. For those eligible for full Medicaid services, Medicaid is paid to providers of health care. Providers are doctors, hospitals and pharmacists who...
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati...
The Special Milk Program is designed to encourage fluid milk consumption by selling milk to students at the lowest possible price and serving milk free to students determined to be eligible. This program is not available to schools participating in t...
The Mississippi Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infan...
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all Mississippi children receive proper nutrition throughout the year,...
The Mississippi Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help low income households buy the food they need for good health. Eligibility criteria, income and resource limits and allotment maximums per household s...
The Mississippi Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, administered by the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), provides assistance for needy families with children up to age 18 years without regard to race, creed, color,...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Mississippi's eligibility requirements. ...
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funds are used to improve the conditions of eligible low-income clients' homes. The program is designed to reduce home heating and cooling costs by improving energy efficiency and ensuring health and safety...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Columbia, MS

Columbia, MS welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Adapt-Community Coalition

216 Memphis St, Bogalusa, LA

(985) 732-4961

Adolescent Offenders Program Ymca

127 N First St, Brookhaven, MS

(601) 833-4491

AJFC Community Action Agency

166 Green St, Monticello, MS

(601) 587-4370

AJFC Community Action Agency

217 N Whitworth Ave, Brookhaven, MS

(601) 833-6349

American Red Cross

606 Hutchinson Ave, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 582-8151

American Red Cross

95 Wl Runnels Industrial Dr900, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 544-1994

American Red Cross

110 E Monticello St, Brookhaven, MS

(601) 833-2771

ASA Archery Campground

962 Sullivan Dr, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 583-7500

Association-Retarded Citizens

65 Bonhomie Rd, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 583-4251

Brookhaven Outreach Ministries

101 E Court St, Brookhaven, MS

(601) 833-8889

Brothers Keeper Ministries

310 E Smith St, Poplarville, MS

(601) 795-3173

Catholic Social Services

2707 McInnis Loop, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 261-5320

Christian Services Inc

301 E 2nd St, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 582-5683

Civil Defense

Columbia Ave, Prentiss, MS

(601) 792-5377

Community Action Agency

1002 Warren Krout Rd, Mccomb, MS

(601) 249-3034

Community Connection

228 Richmond St, Bogalusa, LA

(985) 730-9011

County of Covington: Social Services

107 Arrington Dr, Collins, MS

(601) 765-6585

Dismas Charities

5209 Highway 42, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 582-0843

Eagle Support Services Inc

1699 Browns Bridge Rd, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 588-2860

Fairshare of Forrest County

204 Old Airport Rd, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 583-1243

Family Support Office

302 Mississippi Ave, Bogalusa, LA

(985) 732-6622

Food Fare Agency

304 11th Ave, Franklinton, LA

(985) 839-9351

Forrest County Welfare Department

641 N Main St, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 545-1460

Forrest General Hospital

Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 288-1041


821 Hardy St, Hattiesburg, MS

(601) 584-0448