Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program, provides monthly benefits that help low income households buy the food they need for good health. Mississippi residents who face food insecurity are urged to apply for the program. Help is available for those struggling to put food on the table.
Kids, Families and COVID-19
Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mississippi children and their families are struggling with food security, housing, health insurance, and mental health care. This new data and recommendations to meet these needs is published in the Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and a Roadmap for Recovery, a 50-state KIDS COUNT policy report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on how families are faring during the pandemic.
American Kidney Foundation Coronavirus Information
Offers information about the virus affect on kidneys and provides a link to assistance funding sources.
American Red Cross
General information about Coronavirus, how to avoid it, what to do if you thin you have it, and how to treat it if you do.
CiGNA Food Insecurity Grants supporting children
Kids Eat Free during COVID
Find locations where kids can eat free in MS by each county location.
MS Non-profit Resiliency Grants
Grants offered to non-profits in the MS Delta
MS Coronavirus Info and Updates
The University of MS Medical Center
2500 North State Street Jackson, MS 39216
MS State Department of Health
Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (7 days a week, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.): 877-978-6453
General information about Coronavirus, how to avoid it, what to do if you think you have, and how to treat it if you do.