How To Apply For The Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. This important resource provides financial assistance to eligible households in managing the cost associated with: -Home Energy bills -Energy Crisis -Weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs Households may qualify for regular LIHEAP assistance and/or … Continue reading “How To Apply For The Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program”

MDHS Helps Keep Families Safe and Healthy Through Programs Like LIHEAP

High outdoor temperatures lead to high indoor temperatures which make Mississippians more vulnerable. To learn how the Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program can help assist you with the cost of home energy bills and other energy-related services visit https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/community-services/  

MDHS – Committed To Making A Difference In Mississippi

“MDHS’ employees are committed to making a difference in Mississippi. Suzanne has been with MDHS for 32 years and has held many roles with them. She says “I love to get up in the morning and come to this job because I know that I will make a difference.” Learn more>>  

The System Was There To Help Me In A Time of Need

“I’m proud of my story and I’ll tell anyone that will listen,” says 47-year-old Army veteran, Nicole Carthon. She currently works at the Natchez Win Job Center as a Veteran Representative. Nicole served in the Army from 1989 until 1995 and was deployed to Saudi Arabia in 1991. She received her Bachelor of Arts in … Continue reading “The System Was There To Help Me In A Time of Need”

Remember your pets this hurricane season

Don’t forget about your furry family members. Pet Emergencies are human emergencies. Be prepared and ensure pets safety. To learn more visit this link. This is sponsored content from our partners at MDHS.

MDHS: Our differences make us beautiful #sponsored

“We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not.” -William Hall, Canadian soldier The Mississippi Department of Human Services believe our differences are what make us beautiful. They work every … Continue reading “MDHS: Our differences make us beautiful #sponsored”

What you need to know before getting on a bicycle this summer

May is National Bicycle Month and as we close in on the “unofficial” start to summer – Memorial Day – many of us will be getting those bicycles out of storage for a fun ride outside. But before you start pedaling… when was the last time you brushed up on your bike safety? Do you … Continue reading “What you need to know before getting on a bicycle this summer”

Companies doing their part for a Better Mississippi #sponsored

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is partnering with companies around the state to create a “Better Me, Better Mississippi.” One such company is KLLM out of Richland, which is helping with training that isn’t just helping people get a job – but change their entire living situation. It’s important to our state for companies … Continue reading “Companies doing their part for a Better Mississippi #sponsored”

Better Me, Better Mississippi: All about personal development #sponsored

“Better Me, Better Mississippi” isn’t just a catchy slogan. It’s the mantra for those who work at MDHS – because they know when they develop themselves and help the personal development of others – they are creating a better Mississippi – for the long term. This is sponsored content from our partners at MDHS   … Continue reading “Better Me, Better Mississippi: All about personal development #sponsored”

MDHS giving Mississippians a hand up, not a handout #sponsored

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about the Mississippi Department of Human Services – including that the agency only gives “handouts”. But MDHS has been working on giving thousands of our neighbors a “hand up” – helping them with workforce development and opportunities to support their families in the long term. This is … Continue reading “MDHS giving Mississippians a hand up, not a handout #sponsored”