Low Income Home Energy
Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - funded by DCS/MDHS
Designed to assist low income families to meet home
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) -
funded by the Division of Community Services, MDHS -
Provides case management services and assistance in
employment, education, health, nutrition,
transportation, child care, housing, emergency
assistance, income management and self-sufficiency.
Weatherization of Homes - funded by DCS/MDHS
- Mid-State certifies eligibility and makes
referrals for weatherization services to WWISCAA in
Greenville. WWISCAA does the work.
Tunica County - Funded by the Tunica County
Board of Supervisors - Provides homemaker services,
congregate and home delivered meals and energy
Emergency Food and Shelter National Board
Programs - Provides food, shelter and utility
assistance to families in Panola, Quitman,
Tallahatchie & Tunica Counties.
The Power to Care - Provides assistance with
the electric bills of low-income elderly and
disabled Entergy customers. We complete and submit
applications for this program.
Senior SELECT Program - funded by the Delta
Workforce Investment Area (DWIA) through South Delta
Planning and Development District - This program
provides work experience and employability skills
training to disadvantaged high school seniors to
help them earn their high school diplomas and
prepare for a school to work transition.
Out-of-School SELECT Program - funded by the
Delta Workforce Investment Area (DWIA) through South
Delta Planning and Development District - This
program provides work experience and employability
skills training to economically disadvantaged 16 -
21 year old, low-income, out-of-school youth. The
participants attend basic skills classes to prepare
them for the GED Examination and employability
skills classes to prepare them for a school to work
Summer Youth Employment Program: Funded by
DWIA, this program provides Summer Employment for
low-income youth ages 16-24.
Desoto Garbage Waiver Program - funded by the
DeSoto County Board of Supervisors - This program
provides for low income families to have their
garbage fee waived if they meet certain income
guidelines. DeSoto County refers the client and we
certify the income.