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.
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.