Emergency Needs

American Association of Poison Control Centers

PHONE:  800.222.1222     24 hours a day, 365 days a year or https://www.poisonhelp.org/help 
AAPCC represents the poison control centers of the United States and the interests of poison prevention and treatment of poisoning.

American Asthma Association

Information about asthma and resources for parents

American Red Cross

Click ‘Find Your Local Red Cross’ for help in your community.  Provides emergency assistance for victims of single-family fires and natural disasters, including floods.

Call   2-1-1 

PHONE:  Dial 211

Provided by the MS United Way, the 2-1-1 System connects people with needed services through an easy-to-remember, three-digit phone number or the web. Specially trained staff provide information and referral services when needed and provide the appropriate resource and related information. 

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. 

Offers assistance and problem solving specific to immigrants in need

Child Abuse Prevention/Interventions

Child abuse and neglect are serious problems that can have lasting harmful effects on victims. CDC’s goal is to stop child abuse and neglect from happening in the first place.

El Pueblo

El Pueblo, PO Box 145, Biloxi, MS 39533  
Offers interpreters, some legal advice, and family support for immigrants living in MS. 

FEMA- Federal Emergency Management 

Assistance offered through the federal government after a storm or natural disaster.

MS Department of Child Protection and Services

Report child abuse; sign up to serve as a foster parent; see emergency resources for my family https://www.mdcps.ms.gov/keep-my-family-together/ 

MS Department of Health

601-576-7400  (8am-5pm) And numerous hotlines to call about  areas of Women, Infants & Children’s health, elder abuse, child care concerns, and immunizations info at https://www.msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/4,721,85.html 

MS Division of Medicaid

Free healthcare services for those that meet economic requirements for selection. Contact them for more information.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24 hour service to assist anyone fighting suicidal thoughts or threats. 

Veteran’s Affairs Crisis Hotline 

VA Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
Provides information for military families about benefits and health care programs.