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.
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, 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.