Mississippi Health Departments
The Mississippi Department of Health is an excellent resource to help you find programs dealing with health and nutrition, pregnancy, insurance and other programs for pregnant woman and for children. Below we have provided the website link and contact information for the Department of Health in Mississippi.
Health Departments in Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
Post Office Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
24-Hour Information: 1-866-458-4948 (1-866-HLTHY4U)
Central Office Phone: 601-576-7400 (8am-5pm)
Health Departments in Other States
Additional Areas of Interest
Mississippi child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.
Mississippi Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.
Mississippi Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.
Mississippi WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.
Mississippi Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.
Mississippi child welfare agency can help with pregnancy, parenting, and foster care.
Mississippi Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you
Government Assistance Programs
As part of 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 we have created a huge database of information we feel you will find helpful. Please click the following link to see our list of government assistance programs.