Single Mothers Assistance in Mississippi

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Last Updated on September 14, 2023 by Lori Pace

These are the programs available that provide single parent assistance to families living in Mississippi.

Single parent assistance in Mississippi

Columbus Light & Water

Columbus Light & Water administers the Share One Program which helps eligible families (seniors, disabled, and dependent children are prioritized) with payment of their house bills. They can help pay bills that are due for one month. Visit their website to know more.

Mississippi LIHEAP

LIHEAP provides home energy bills assistance and weatherization program to help reduce said energy bills. Eligible single mothers who are in need may visit this website to know more and apply.

Good Samaritan Center, Jackson, Mississippi

Good Samaritan Center provides cash aid for rent and utility bills payment. Eligible households, single mothers, and working low-income individuals can call 601-355-6276 or visit this website to know more and apply.

Madison County Allied Against Poverty

Madison County Allied Against Poverty helps with payment of rent and utility bills as well as prescription medication. Call (601) 421-6729 to apply for help or visit the website to learn more.

Mississippi Section 8 Housing Assistance Voucher Program

Mississippi Section 8 Housing Assistance Voucher Program provides assistance in paying your rent. To apply, call your local agency which some are listed here:

  • Amory HA
    401 South Main Street
    Amory, Mississippi 38821
    Phone: (662) 256-3213
  • Canton HA
    120 Faith Lane
    Canton, MS 39046
    Phone: (601) 859-4032
  • Jackson HA
    2747 Livingston Road
    Jackson, MS 39213
    Phone: (601) 362-0885

TANF Public Assistance in Mississippi

TANF public assistance in Mississippioffers cash aid as well as vocational training for people who want to be self-sufficient. Childcare assistance will be offered to single mothers who aim to have employment and gain self-sufficiency. Visit their website to gain more information.

Lori Pace
Lori Pace

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