Mississippi Government Assistance Programs
We understand that bringing a child into the world creates a need for various types of financial, medical, nutritional and emotional assistance. With that in mind we have created the following list of government, public and private programs. Mississippi has several state and federally funded programs that can help you if you are living in Mississippi and are pregnant or are raising your child. Please click on the links below for more details about the Mississippi programs that can help you.
Government Assistance Programs in Mississippi
Mississippi Breast and Cervical Cancer Detection programs in each state provide free breast and cervical cancer screening services.
Mississippi Child Health Insurance Program provides free health insurance.
Mississippi child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.
Mississippi child welfare agency can help with pregnancy, parenting, and foster care.
Mississippi Early Head Start can help you while you are pregnant and can help you raise your young child.
Mississippi Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.
Mississippi Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.
Mississippi Low Income Energy Assistance Program can help you if you are having trouble meeting your heating and cooling energy bills.
Mississippi WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.
Mississippi Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition, pregnancy programs, and developmental programs.
Mississippi Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.
Mississippi Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.
Mississippi unemployment insurance can help you if you have been laid off from work.
Government Assistance Programs in Other States
Additional Areas of Interest
Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself