I Am Seeking Help for Someone on the Street or in an Encampment

Rapid Response Team601.325.0583 ● Street & encampment outreach.

The Rapid Response Team was formed in August 2016. The team visits encampments and homeless persons on the street twice a month in an effort to connect them with services, such as housing opportunities, food, and other needs.

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Institute for Disability StudiesUSM118 College Dr. ● 601.266.5163

Rental assistance available to eligible families with children living in shelters

 

W.I.N.G.S ● 601.684.9225 ● Rehousing and Homeless Prevention Services

 

AIDS Services Coalition601.336.0902

Housing assistance and supportive services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Free    confidential HIV Testing.

 

MS Center for Legal Services 111 East Front St. ● 601.545.2950 ●1.800.498.1804

Civil cases only

 

PRVO (Pearl River Valley Opportunity)100 W. Front St. ● 601.545.8110

Utility assistance or help with 1st month’s rent ● Call for Appointment.

 

Catholic Social & Community Services855.847.0555 ● Possible help with MS Power Bill

 

Living Independence for Everyone710 Katie Ave. ● 601.583.2108

Assistance for persons with disabilities

 

MS Department of Vocational Rehabilitation17 Industrial Park ● 601.582.4171

Employment assistance for persons with disabilities ● M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Hattiesburg WIN Job Center1911 Arcadia St. ● 601.584.1202

M,Tu,Th,F 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Wed. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. ● Employment Assistance

 

Fieldhouse for the Homeless601.336.4055 ● Assistance obtaining IDs, transportation 

 

Westminster Furniture Ministry601.584.7574

 

Life Support Cares301 Humble Ave., STE 11 ● 601.336.4877 ● M-F 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Household Cleaning Supplies

 

MS Division of MEDICAID6971 Lincoln Rd. Ext. ● 601.264.5386

 

U.S. Social Security Administration601.264.9769

 

Additional Resources Nation-wide: https://www.tuck.com/sleeping-homeless

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