JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services is holding a public hearing Tuesday to gather comments about a new welfare drug-testing law. The state law was supposed take effect July 1 but was delayed after advocacy groups chided the agency for not holding a forum about how the measure might affect the […]
A Lamar County judge has criticized the Department of Human Services related to the custody of a 3-year-old child whose biological father is a registered sex offender.
The Clarion-Ledger reported that the biological father is 24 years older than the child’s mother. He was convicted for having sex with the mother when she was a minor and pleaded guilty to fondling her daughter from a previous relationship.
The woman allegedly has mental problems.
From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – Hot Mississippi summers send electricity bills soaring, but help is available. The Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Community Services is pushing federal dollars down through local community action agencies to help the elderly, disabled and low-income Mississippians beat the heat. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program […]
By Monica Land Woman owes MDHS nearly $10,000 in restitution JACKSON – A Madison County woman was just one of several individuals arrested and charged with abusing SNAP benefits in May, officials with the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) said. Stacy Fleming entered a guilty plea after she was indicted by the Madison County Grand […]