Mississippi – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING 

Back Bay Mission Shelter

1012 Division Street

Biloxi, MS 39530

228-432-0301

Gateway Rescue Mission

2850 Hwy 80

Pearl MS 39208

601-932-1668

The Seashore Mission of Biloxi

Through out each year six days a week it provides a place for the homeless to rest, store their belongings in lockers, shower, wash clothes, receive their mail, make free local telephone calls, obtain donated clothing, and receive pastoral counseling. On Sundays, they additionally receive a noon meal and a church sermon. Also, once each month free medical primary care is provided. Each January and February, the mission opens as an emergency shelter providing supper and allowing the homeless to sleep each night on the church pews. 420 Howard Ave Biloxi, MS 39530 228-435-5385

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

BEAUVOIR MANOR

264-01 STENNIS DR

BILOXI, MS 39531-3808

Phone: 228-388-4537

DECATUR MEADOWS APTS

280 LITTLEROCK-DECATUR RD

DECATUR, MS 39327-8906

601-635-3423

 

BEAUVOIR MANOR

264-01 STENNIS DR

BILOXI, MS 39531-3808

228-388-4537

CMEADOW LAWN APARTMENTS

100 SEVENTH ST

FOREST, MS 39074-3660

601-469-1342

 

ELMWOOD APTSELMWOOD APTS

2020 LAWRENCE ST

BILOXI, MS 39531-4113

601-388-7829

FIELDCREST APARTMENTS

135 RUSSELL DR, Ext.

WAYNESBORO, MS 39367-4402

601-735-3390

 

NOTRE DAME DE LA MER

292 Highway 90

BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS 39520-3537

228-467-2885

CLUBVIEW APTS

481-1 WESTVIEW DR

YAZOO CITY, MS 39194-2029

662-746-7781

 

COLLEGE VILLA

2726 LADNIER RD

GAUTIER, MS 39553-6619

601-497-2092

SHADY LANE APTS

740 SHADY DR

YAZOO CITY, MS 39194-2872

662-746-1826

 

NORTH HILLS MANOR

4401-1 40TH AVE

MERIDIAN, MS 39305-3100

601-482-4541

WILLOW WOOD APTS

925 GRADY AVE

YAZOO CITY, MS 39194-3354

662-746-1494

 

VILLAGE APTS

2015 MOSBY ST

MERIDIAN, MS 39301-4905

601-482-4221

NDIANA MANOR

76 Oak Grove Rd

Charleston, MS 38921-9766

662-647-3292

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Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – MISSISSIPPI

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: TANF 1-800-948-4060

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – MISSISSIPPI

The Mississippi food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Department of Human Services Division of Economic Assistance P.O. Box 352 Jackson, MS 39205 WEB: www.mdhs.state.ms.us

MISSISSIPPI LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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