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”

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”

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”

MDHS: Helping Our Neighbors #sponsored

It can sometimes be a tough job, trying to help as many Mississippians as possible. So why do the workers at the Mississippi Department of Human Services do it? Passion for helping their neighbors. It’s what gets them out of bed every morning, helping Mississippi move forward. This is sponsored content from our partners at … Continue reading “MDHS: Helping Our Neighbors #sponsored”

MDHS Employees: Serving Mississippians

The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) is one of the largest employers in the state, with offices in all 82 counties. It can be a thankless job, but longtime employees will tell you – they don’t do it for the kudos. They do it because it helps them serve their neighbors – and so … Continue reading “MDHS Employees: Serving Mississippians”

A Rollover Story: Why you should buckle up every time you get into a car

Everyone should be buckling up when they get into a vehicle, no matter where you sit. That’s the message from Mississippi Highway Patrol as they travel the state with their rollover simulator. The machine shows you what it looks like when a rollover crash happens at 40 miles per hour. Just 40 MPH: MHP says … Continue reading “A Rollover Story: Why you should buckle up every time you get into a car”